Volume 6 Issue 1 (January 2021)

January 2021

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Faculty Work Engagement and Teaching Effectiveness in a State Higher Education Institution

Sanny Fernandez
Pages: 1-13

This survey-correlational research determined the faculty work engagement and teaching effectiveness. The antecedent variables were length of teaching experience, academic rank, educational qualification and college affiliation. The independent variable was work engagement and teaching effectiveness was the dependent variable. The study was conducted among the 139 randomly selected faculty in a state institution of higher learning in the province of Iloilo. Two adopted, validated and pilot tested data gathering instruments were used - the Employee Engagement Survey Question (Margolis, 2018) and Teacher Effectiveness Questionnaire (Mishra, 2012). Statistical tools were means, standard deviations, one-way ANOVA, and the Pearson’s r. Significance level for all inferential tests was set at .05 alpha. Study results revealed the faculty were engaged in their work and were effective as teachers. The faculty did not differ significantly in their work engagement when they were classified according to length of teaching experience, academic rank, educational qualification and college affiliation. A significant difference was noted in teaching effectiveness among the faculty classified according to educational qualification but no significant differences when they were classified according to length of teaching experience, academic rank and and college affiliation. A significant relationships existed among the faculty work engagement, and teaching effectiveness.

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Development of Mentoring Supervision of Bible Based-Integration Curriculum at the Kalam Kudus Primary Christian School in Surakarta

Maria Natalia Bambang Suteng Sulasmono Ade Iriani
Pages: 14-29

This study aims to produce a product in the form of a guidebook for school principal to surpervise the implementation of Bible-based Integration curriculum in the Kalam Kudus Christian Primary School in Surakarta. This research approach only uses 7 of the 10 steps of the Borg and Gall R & D approach developed by Sugiyono, namely potential and problems, data collection, product design, design validation, design revision, product testing and product revision. Data collection from school’s principal and teache rs related with BBI curriculum implementation through observation, interviews, documentation study and FGD. Data analysis was performed with qualitative analysis. Triangulation is done by triangulation of techniques and sources. The results of the study were in the form of a guidebook for supervision with mentoring techniques as a development based on the context at the research site. Based on the development of the supervision model with mentoring techniques, the resulting guidebook products are: (1) The supervision guidelines that can be applied by the school principal to teachers in implementing BBI in the Kalam Kudus Christian Primary School in Surakarta; (2) Describing the application of the model instructionally so that it can become a reference in conducting academic supervision of BBI implementation.

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Leadership Styles and Organizational Performance of Employees: The Case of Some Primary and Secondary Schools in Cameroon

Matiedem Tiefang Huguette Silamine Njengoué Ngamaleu Henri Rodrigue
Pages: 30-45

The purpose of this research is to predict the organizational performance of employees’ work according to the leadership style of primary, general secondary and technical schools head teachers in Cameroon. This investigations was carried out by means of a pragmatic questionnaire sent to 345 employees of school heads at the two levels of study, namely: primary and secondary education. The data was collected for leadership style by using transformational leadership questionnaire and transactional leadership questionnaire adopted by Khoza (2015). The organizational performance was evaluated by using the questionnaire based on the behavioral indicators of the industrial system (Guenou cited by Benlalam, 2015). The results of this analysis indicate that there is a significant positive relationship between transformational leadership and work organizational performance. As result, school leaders should use the different factors of transformational leadership to motivate their staff to become more involved in school work to deliver results beyond their own expectations. The results also show that the sociodemographic variables: the type of institution, the highest degree determine the organizational performance of employees’ work.

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