Abstract: The purpose of this study is to identify the teaching method practices in automotive course focused on practical task. The quantitative data were gathered using collection used researcher-made questionnaire based on the teaching elements in practical research. The random sampling technique and purposive sampling were used in selecting 283 students and 63 teachers from automotive course as respondents. The findings of the research shown that teachers exhibited showed their preference in using the demonstration and questioning technique during set induction session. Teachers prefer group monitoring and problem solving during while teaching and re-explaining and report writing in the post-teaching session. Based on all investigated factors, this research produced the combination of elements in teaching skills and vocational skill could be used as the method in the automotive practical research. This study has concluded that vocational teaching method in automotive practical research to be applied in teaching for an improvement to the current practices. Thus, teachers are proposed to use this method to gain students knowledge in automotive and also will assist teachers to deliver skills for the current and future workforce.
Adnan Ahmad, Mohd Khair Nordin, Dayana Farzeha Ali, Ahmad Nabil Md and Nadia Ab Latip, 2017. Practices in Vocational Teaching Method to Improve the Quality of Teaching. The Social Sciences, 12: 413-418.