Student Demographics

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RESULTS AND DISCUSSION The results of the study are presented in Table 1. Table 1 revealed that the coping strategies in each academic challenge have been ranked and were given verbal interpretation. In Student Demographics, teachers- new and old in teaching service, still want to grow professionally. It ranked 1st with the weighted mean of 4.74. Teachers believe that there is a lot to be gained from pursuing a postgraduate degree. Apart from the fact that it makes them more knowledgeable, it also helps increase their job opportunities and pushes them to develop on both a personal and professional level (Karrera, M).While there is ample evidence that teachers are pursuing graduate degrees in increasing numbers (Memorial University, personal…show more content…
Waner (1995) observed that if faculty members are aware of the strategies to implement interpersonal communications skills into the classroom, they could build it into the curriculum and develop…show more content…
Utilizing technology in this 21st century learning had a weighted mean of 4.48 making it in rank 1. Technology has helped in the growth of mobile learning and long distance learning. Recent advancements in educational technologies have yielded positive results in our education sector. This new educational technology is supporting both teaching and learning processes, technology has digitized classrooms through digital learning tools like, computers, iPads, smartphones, smart digital white boards; it has expanded course offerings, it has increased student’s engagement and motivation towards learning (Ramey, K., 2013). The strategy of cooperative learning to work with others and see different point of views rank 2nd with a weighted mean of 4.24. In every institution, academicians are trying to increase the effectiveness of learning through a variety of teaching approaches. Over the last three decades, one of the pedagogical practices that has attracted much attention to the world of education is cooperative approach. Cooperative learning has become quite an internationally known area among social researches (Slavin, 2011). It is considered to be far more effective compared to lecture-based teaching ( Tran & Lewis, 2012a; Tran & Lewis 2012b; Slavin, 2011, Johnson & Johnson, 2009). There are many varieties of cooperative learning such as
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