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ERIC Number: ED503872
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct-30
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Working Commitment among Trainee Teachers: A Meta Evaluation Approach
Hamzah, Mohd Sahandri Gani B.; Mohamed, Hapidah Bt.; Abdullah, Saifuddin Kumar B.; Baki, Roselan B.
Online Submission, US-China Education Review v5 n10 p1-16 Oct 2008
The main aim of the study was to evaluate trainee teachers working commitment in their teaching practicum. There were seven component teaching practices and eleven demographic factors. The instrument of the study was extracted from various sources to suit the research design based on Units, Treatments, Observing, and Surveying (UTOS) model modification. The reliability index obtained for both research instruments were reasonably good ranging from 0.7030 to 0.9053. A total of 276 trainee teachers who were doing their practical teaching in one of the state in Malaysia (Kelantan). Stratified random sampling was used. They made their self-assessment by using the working commitment instrument. At the same time, their teaching processes were guided through conferences, observations and finally evaluations to get their comparative scores of teaching performance. The data were analyzed by using statistical multiple regression at significant of p < 0.05. As a result, a linear equation of trainee teachers' commitment comprises contribution of work load, work satisfaction, study opportunities, teachers' prospect, marital status, teaching practices, planning and preparation teaching procedure, and religious studies. Furthermore the findings of this study led to some suggestions for future teachers development and become more efficient and adaptive. (Contains 4 tables and 1 figure.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Malaysia