Teachers’ Readiness in Online Teaching Environment: A Case of Department of Education Teachers
PSU Journal of Education, Management and Social Sciences, Volume 2, Issue 1, 2018
13 Pages Posted: 23 Feb 2019 Last revised: 11 May 2019
Date Written: September 6, 2018
This paper explores the readiness of the teachers of the Department of Education in Open and Distance Education Environment which includes Technical Skills, Experience with Online Teaching and Learning, Attitudes toward Online Learning, and Time Management and Time Commitment. The respondents were the teachers of the Department of Education and other primary school teachers in a distant part of the country who are currently enrolled in the Pangasinan State University, Open University Systems taking up Masters or Doctorate degrees in Educational Management. The quantitative methodology was used in data collection techniques, and the correlation was used to determine the significant difference. The results of the research indicated that teachers had a positive attitude in oDel, where the majority of the respondents are ready for online teaching. It is recommended that a virtual learning environment training should be implemented for the benefit of the teachers. Future is evident in the Philippines that teachers are ready and competent that will contribute to the changing environment of education.
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