PROBLEMS AND DIFFICULTIES ENCOUNTERED BY STUDENT TEACHERS OF PHILIPPINE NORMAL UNIVERSITY ISABELA CAMPUS

  • Nicette N. Ganal Philippine Normal University – North Luzon Campus
  • Olive Joy F. Andaya Philippine Normal University – North Luzon Campus
  • Marissa R. Guiab Philippine Normal University – North Luzon Campus
Keywords: Difficulties, Problems, Practice Teaching, Prospective Teachers, classroom management, communication skills, instructional materials, evaluation

Abstract

The research employed the descriptive-survey to gather and analyze the problems and difficulties the 100 BEEd and BSEd students encountered during practice teaching. The data were collected during the school year 2008-2009. No sampling procedure was done because all student teachers were included as participants. The instrument used to gather data was questionnaire on problems and difficulties students encountered during practice teaching. This relates to personal problems, teacher’s preparation problems, class participation problems, class management problems, instructional problems, problems on evaluation, emotional problems, and problems in adjusting to pupils/students. To arrive at the correct analysis and interpretation of data, frequency, percentage and rank were used. Findings disclosed that the problems and difficulties encountered relate to homesickness, financial adjustment, learners, classroom management, communication skills, instructional skills, instructional materials and evaluation tools preparation and analysis of test results, different feelings and emotions, and on adjustment to the cooperating school as a whole. 

Author Biographies

Nicette N. Ganal, Philippine Normal University – North Luzon Campus

Faculty

Olive Joy F. Andaya, Philippine Normal University – North Luzon Campus

Faculty

Marissa R. Guiab, Philippine Normal University – North Luzon Campus

Faculty

Published
2015-08-31
How to Cite
[1]
N. N. Ganal, O. J. F. Andaya, and M. R. Guiab, “PROBLEMS AND DIFFICULTIES ENCOUNTERED BY STUDENT TEACHERS OF PHILIPPINE NORMAL UNIVERSITY ISABELA CAMPUS”, EPH - International Journal of Science And Engineering (ISSN: 2454 - 2016), vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 63-74, Aug. 2015.