• The Objective of the Memory Level of teaching is Just to impart information or knowledge to the learner.
  • This knowledge or information is factual in nature, which is acquired through a mechanical process (i.e. memorization or rote learning).
  • Memory Level of teaching covers only the knowledge-based objective of Bloom’s taxonomy where the students learn to identify, recall, or remember the objects, events, ideas, and concepts and retain them in memory.
  • Memory level teaching lacks insight. Psychologically, it is cognitive level teaching.

Main Points of Memory Level of Teaching:

  1. It is the first stage of teaching to get factual information.
  2. It is supported by Herbart which states that this level of teaching seeks the learner to acquaint  himself with the relationship between the facts and principles.
  3. It Useful for children in the lower classes because of their intellect is under development.
  4. MLT aims to get factual information, to train memory, to retrain the learning material in- memory storage, to reproduce and recognize the learned information when required
  5. Teacher dominated methods are used- like drill, review, and revision and asking
  6. The evaluation system mainly includes oral, written, and essay-type.
  7. Good memory includes rapidity in learning, stability of retention, rapidity in recalling, and ability to bring only desirable contents to the conscious level.
  8. Memory level teaching acts as the first step for understanding and reflective levels of It is a pre-requisite for understanding level teaching.

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Merits of Memory Level of Teaching:

  • Useful for young children
  • Useful for the acquisition of facts, information of models and structure.
  • Help children learn a new concept
  • Useful for slow learners
  • The basis for understanding and reflective level of teaching.

Demerits of Memory Level of Teaching:

  • Not suitable for higher classes
  • Use of rote memory
  • Loss of retention and recall
  • Dominance of teacher
  • Little interaction in the classroom
  • No room for initiation and self-learning for the students
  • Not intrinsic motivation
  • Problem of classroom management

 

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