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American Journal of Educational Research

ISSN (Print): 2327-6126

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Article

Attitude of College Teachers towards Teaching Profession

1Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal, India


American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, 4(11), 834-839
doi: 10.12691/education-4-11-9
Copyright © 2016 Science and Education Publishing

Cite this paper:
Debdas Sarkar, Santosh Kumar Behera. Attitude of College Teachers towards Teaching Profession. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(11):834-839. doi: 10.12691/education-4-11-9.

Correspondence to: Santosh  Kumar Behera, Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal, India. Email: debdassarkar777@gmail.com, santoshbehera.jkc@gmail.com

Abstract

The holiest place on the earth is not a Temple or a Church or a Mosque but a School. The sacred person in the world is not a Priest or a Pope or a Moullabi but a Teacher. Teacher was compared to a God and treated as a combination of the Trimurty (Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswar) as well as the supreme one i.e., “Guru Brahma, Guru Bishnu, Gurudeb Maheswar, Guru Sakhat Paramabrahma Tasmeisri Gurabe Namah”. According to the Indian culture a child receives his first physical birth from the parents and the second birth of the hands of the teacher. The teacher is given a higher position than parents, because he opines the pupil’s eyes of knowledge and moulds his character. Teacher plays an important role as friend, philosopher guide and helper of the student. The society places high hopes on a teacher. Keeping the importance of Teaching Profession an attempt has made through this study by the investigators to know the attitude of College teachers towards Teaching Profession in Cooch Behar District of West Bengal. The present study was based on survey method, particularly, the normative survey research method. One hundred eighty teachers (both male and female) teaching in Social and General Science streams were taken as representative sample of the whole population. An attitude scale was used for collecting the data. The means of both groups were tested for significance of difference by using ‘CR’ test. It was found that, the attitude of College teachers of Cooch Behar district of West Bengal is neither more favourable nor unfavourable towards Teaching Profession i.e., satisfactory or average in attitude towards Teaching Profession.

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Article

Staff Perception on Conflict Management Strategies in Tertiary Institutions of Adamawa State, Nigeria

1Departmentof Science Education, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Adamawa state Nigeria

2Department of Islamic Studies, Federal College of Education, Yola, Adamawa state Nigeria


American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, 4(11), 840-846
doi: 10.12691/education-4-11-10
Copyright © 2016 Science and Education Publishing

Cite this paper:
John Sakiyo, Amina Mohammed. Staff Perception on Conflict Management Strategies in Tertiary Institutions of Adamawa State, Nigeria. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(11):840-846. doi: 10.12691/education-4-11-10.

Correspondence to: Amina  Mohammed, Department of Islamic Studies, Federal College of Education, Yola, Adamawa state Nigeria. Email: aminafcey@gmail.com

Abstract

Wherever there are people there is bound to be conflict due to their differences in all aspects in life. It is a well known fact that no two individuals are the same even identical twins. In a work situation people of different educational, professional, cultural and psychological background are employed to work hand in hand for the achievement of the organizations objective. As a result of these differences, conflict due occurs and conflict management becomes paramount. This paper therefore dwells on the perception of staff on the conflict management strategies and approaches used in Adamawa state tertiary institutions. The findings indicate that educational managers in these institutions make use of integrating, competing, compromising, smoothing and avoiding as conflict management techniques among their subjects. However, in managing these conflicts, the educational managers gives consideration to the level of trust among conflicting parties, the time and situation of the conflict as indicated by the mean score of 3.7 to 4.1.The paper recommends that educational managers should be careful in selecting the conflict management strategies for settling disputes among their staff.

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Exploring the Quality of Learning of Integrated Fader-based Domain at Department of Islamic Religious Education of Teacher Training and Tarbiya Faculty Iain Pontianak

1IAIN, Teacher Training and Tarbiyah Faculty Pontianak Indonesia

2IAIN, Ushuluddin, Adab and Dakwah Faculty Pontianak Indonesia


American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, 4(11), 847-853
doi: 10.12691/education-4-11-11
Copyright © 2016 Science and Education Publishing

Cite this paper:
Lailial Muhtifah, Zaenuddin, Ma’ruf. Exploring the Quality of Learning of Integrated Fader-based Domain at Department of Islamic Religious Education of Teacher Training and Tarbiya Faculty Iain Pontianak. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(11):847-853. doi: 10.12691/education-4-11-11.

Correspondence to: Lailial  Muhtifah, IAIN, Teacher Training and Tarbiyah Faculty Pontianak Indonesia. Email: laily_azhar@yahoo.co.id

Abstract

This research aims to explore the quality of learning of integrated FADER-based domain at the Department of Islamic Religious Education (PAI) at the Teacher Training and Tarbiya Faculty (FTIK) State Institute of Islamic Studies (IAIN) Pontianak. Specifically the goals are formulated based the research questions, i.e. to explore: 1) the quality of learning prior to treatment of integrated FADER-based domain; 2) the quality of learning of integrated FADER-based domain in the control class; 3) the quality of learning of integrated domain in the class that received treatment; 4) the level of differences in the quality of learning of integrated FADER-based domain in the control class and the class that received treatment. The method used in this research was the True Experimental Design) with qualitative-quantitative approaches abbreviated to TEDQ2. TEDQ2 is a study conducted to two groups, one as the treatment group and the other as a control. Class A served as a control class and Class C received the treatment. The objects of the study were 78 students. The control class consisted of 39 studentse (23 males and 16 females) and the treatment class consisted of 39 people (17 males and 22 females). The data collection tools used in this research were observation, interviews, group discussions, and documentation. The process of data analysis was conduted in two stages. First, the analysis was carried out in the field at the start of data collection which consisted of 1) checking, 2) organizing, and 3) coding. Second, after the data were collected: 1) meaning, 2) interpretative, and 3) conclusion. Research findings showed that the indicator of integrative FADER-based domain in the class that received treatment had a higher quality than the control class as a whole. Finally, it is recommended that based on the findings the integrated FADER-based domain learning quality is necessary to be applied in order to improve the quality of learning holistically especially on the subject of Islamic Religious Education (PAI).

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