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Student Teachers’ Perspectives on Teaching: The Making of Teaching Profession as a First Choice

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1109667, PP. 1-12

Subject Areas: Teacher Education, Sociology

Keywords: Choice, Course, Teaching, Profession, Vocation, Student Teachers

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This study looked at the respondents’ demographic characteristics as well as the degree to which student instructors preferred teaching as a profession, a vocation, and a choice. Additionally, it determines whether there are any significant differences between the respondent’s profile and their level of preference for how they view instruction in terms of the aforementioned criteria. According to the survey, the majority of respondents are female, most of them major in Home Economics, and the majority of their families make less than 10,000 per month in terms of socioeconomic status. While it was discovered that student teachers’ level of preference on their perception of teaching as a profession has the highest descriptive qualitative description of “Very High”, on the other hand, student teachers’ level of preference on the indicators of teaching as a vocation and choice has a qualitative description of “High”. Finally, it is discovered that there is no significant difference between the student teachers’ levels of preference in their impression of teaching in relation to the two indicators (Vocation and Choice) as well as on the socioeconomic standing under the indicator profession. The remaining indicators, however, were seen to differ significantly. Moreover, teaching as a profession, vocation, and choice is evidence that students in our community consider teachers with the utmost regard. This is because they are taught to have a good opinion of teachers, which makes them more likely to take education courses and eventually pass on the good values, lessons, and motivation they learned from their teachers during their primary, secondary, and higher education.

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Pacursa, L. B. , Almoite, A. D. , Bata, D. B. and Blando, C. G. (2023). Student Teachers’ Perspectives on Teaching: The Making of Teaching Profession as a First Choice. Open Access Library Journal, 10, e9667. doi:


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