The study investigated pre-service teachers’ perception of the effectiveness of their Use of English lecturers at Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo and Federal College of Education (special), Oyo, with respect to their subject mastery and teaching skill. The survey research design was adopted for the study. A total number of 314 pre-service teachers participated in the study from two purposively selected colleges of education in Oyo State. The instruments used were lecturers’ subject mastery(r= 0.82) and teaching skill(r=.0.86) scales. Data were analysed using descriptive statistics of frequency counts, simple percentage, mean and standard deviation. Findings revealed that the pre-service teachers perceived their Use of English lecturers’ subject mastery as above average(2.97), but their teaching skill was low(2.26). It was recommended that colleges of education management boards should device means of monitoring and ensuring effective teaching of Use of English by designated lecturers. Professional development needs of Use of English lecturers should be catered for by colleges of education management and other concerned stakeholders to boost their subject mastery and teaching skill.
Fatimah A. Ayankojo. Preservice Teachers’ Perception of the Use of English Lecturers’ Subject mastery and Teaching skills in Two Colleges of Education in Oyo State. International Journal of Arts and Social Sciences Education, 2 (1&2), 29-36.