An Analytical Study of Language Teaching Perspectives at A Public Sector University in Pakistan

Authors

  • Abdullah Laghari Lecturer Department of English, Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science and Technology, Nawabshah.
  • Jam Khan Muhammad Sahito Lecturer Centre of English language and linguistics (CELL) Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro.
  • Sanaullah Rustamani PhD Scholar, Institute of English Language and Literature, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan.

Keywords:

Effective Teaching, Barriers, English language Teaching, Professional Development and Learning Outcomes

Abstract

The study aims to gain in-depth perspectives regarding language teaching practices at a public sector university in Pakistan. The study emphasizes the need to explore teaching practices to determine students’ learning outcomes positively. The qualitative research paradigm was chosen in this study. The tools and instruments employed were semi-structured interviews, observations, focus group interviews, tape-recording, video-recording and note-taking. The research participants included 125 students in the first year and three teachers. The purposive sampling was employed.  The site of the study was the University of Sindh, Jamshoro. Based on the findings, it was concluded that the study resulted in valuable insights which can help university teachers understand the phenomenon of language teaching practices. By doing so, they can influence the learning outcomes in their classes and transform the language teaching and learning strategies positively. The study suggests that similar studies need to be replicated to determine effective learning outcomes through effective teaching skills at the university level.

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Published

2024-05-15

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