OBSERVER TRAINING FOR CLASSROOM OBSERVATION

Principal investigator, Prof. Dr. Dirgha Jibi Ghimire and Project Manager Mr. Prem Prakash Pandit conducted classroom observation training in a 3-day workshop from Jan 18 to 20, 2019 at ISER-N. Total of 12 trainees participated on that training. The training described the types of items on the classroom observation instrument & their meaning, the observation process and an update on overall project activities. A windows application of classroom observation (classroom observation instrument) was developed in a windows tablet. The final classroom observation instrument was distributed among observers and installed on their tablets during training for their practice and discussion about the observation items and the observers’ interpretation of those items. Trainees also watched US study guide videos of classroom observation instruction to practice using the classroom observation instrument. The purpose of the classroom observation and the overall aims of the study were also discussed.