Teaching Competency of the Faculty of Instruction in a Maritime Educational Program as Perceived by Themselves and the Students

Tesoro,Nilo, M. “Teaching Competency of the Faculty of  Instruction in a Maritime Educational Program as Perceived by Themselves and the Students.”

Abstract

    This study aimed at determining the teaching competency of faculty of St. Therese-MTC Colleges as perceived by themselves and the students during the third quarter of the year 2002. The participants of this study were the 345 students and 56 faculty members selected through random sampling. The data were obtained using a researcher-made Faculty Self-Evaluation Form and Faculty Evaluation by the Students Form. The descriptive data analysis used the mean scores and standard deviations. Inferential statistics employed were the t-test for independent samples and the Pearson’s r both set at .05 alpha level for a two-tailed test. Study results revealed that the teaching competency of faculty of instruction of St. Therese-MTC Colleges was “very satisfactory” as perceived by themselves and students. The faculty differed significantly in the self-assessment of their perceived teaching competency along the aspect of classroom management when classified according to age—in favor of older faculty. The students differed significantly in their assessment of the faculty’s teaching competency along the aspects of classroom management when classified according to academic status—in favor of regular students. Finally, a positive and significant relationship was noted between the students’ academic status and their assessment of faculty’s teaching competency along the aspects of classroom management and between their course and overall assessment of the faculty’s overall teaching competency.