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ERIC Number: EJ762124
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 9
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 23
ISSN: ISSN-0890-6459
Understanding Filipino Preservice and In-Service Teachers' Motivations to Teach: A Convergence of Transcendental Views
de Guzman, Allan B.; Fernandez, Editha A.
Teacher Education and Practice, v18 n4 p433-441 Fall 2005
The purpose of this qualitative study was to capture how a select group of 26 preservice and in-service teachers recruited from 7 teacher education institutions in the capital of the Philippines viewed their teaching motivations. With the use of individual in-depth interview as a qualitative tool, findings of the study yielded 3 significant themes that describe how Filipino teachers got attracted to the teaching profession despite perennial issues and concerns. These included the centrality of the students as end users of education, the uniqueness of the profession as teaching for and with the students, and the vitality of and serendipity in the teaching-learning process. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Philippines