ERIC Number: ED594675
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
21st Century Attributes and Skills of a Teacher in the Perspective of College Students
Asio, John Mark R.; Riego de Dios, Erin E.
Teaching is an ever evolving field of profession which comprises a magnitude of skills, talent, and dedication. This descriptive study intended to revisit some primary characteristics of a 21st century teacher in the standpoint of 123 conveniently selected college students in Olongapo City and southern portion of the province of Zambales using survey questionnaire. The findings of the study were as follows: The respondents answered "Agree" on the context of professional and personal attributes that a teacher should possess; while in terms of the primary skills exhibited by a teacher, it got an answer of "Very Satisfactory." Significant differences were observed in Professional Attributes, Learning and Innovation Skills and Life Career Skills when grouped according to respondent's profile. Furthermore, there was a low to moderate evidence of relationship that existed between the Attributes of a teacher and skills. This was further confirmed through regression analysis and found out that the attributes of a teacher significantly affects the teaching skills. Based on the findings, practical suggestion on professional and personal improvements of a teacher were discussed and recommended.
Descriptors: 21st Century Skills, College Students, Teacher Characteristics, Student Attitudes, Correlation, Teaching Skills, Individual Characteristics, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Effectiveness, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Peer Relationship, Teaching Methods, Professionalism, Teacher Attitudes, Communication Skills, Technological Literacy, Gender Differences, Institutional Characteristics, Foreign Countries
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Philippines