UTILIZATION OF LIVE BROADCASTING IN SUPERVISING STUDENT TEACHERS
This study aims to emphasis the importance of continues utilization of modern technologies and facilities, which educational institutions used during Covid- 19 pandemic and how it is crucial at this stage to search for creative methods to develop them. The study sample consisted of (8) academic supervisors and (34) student teachers representing four schools within Muscat educational Governorate. In order to achieve study objectives, researcher applied “Mixed Methods Methodology” which combines quantitative and qualitative data. Moreover, he prepared a questionnaire and set interviews to collect data from study sample based on previous literature reviews and evaluating tools applied on student teachers. Thus, study outcomes indicated the preference of using direct broadcasting in supervising student teachers, along with attendance and remote supervision. Actually, (95% of study participants) indicated the importance of increasing the number of remote supervisory visits, which utilizes live broadcasting. Furthermore, the study confirmed that remote supervision using live broadcasting has many advantages and they are completely different from remote supervisions, which educational institutions used in remote teaching during Covid-19 pandemic). Besides, the study revealed that in the future remote supervision would contribute effectively in solving different challenges students in higher education institutions face. They will encourage student teachers, academic supervisors and institutions to work hard and discover new methods to sharpen their skills and enhance their capabilities. Additionally, educational institutions will be fully equipped and will prepare future teachers with twenty-one century skills, taking into consideration the necessity of preparing special evaluation forms for each educational system depending on the criteria these institutions adapt.
Keywords: Remote Supervision, Live Broadcasting, Practical Education Students