Academic difficulties encountered by Bachelor in Elementary Education (General Education) program students.

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Author: Ganancial, Rosalie G. et.al

Accession Number: 844

Class No: AV-UGT

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Copyright Year: 2016

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This study aims to determine the academic difficulties encountered by the BEEd (General Education) students of West Visayas State University using mixed method, a combination of qualitative and quantitative approaches. The researchers used a validated instruments to 224 randomly selected Bachelor in Elementary Education major in General Education students from the total population of 505 General Education students duly enrolled during the second semester of academic year 2015-2016 of West Visayas state University. The data obtained were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics: the mean, standard deviation, and frequency count. Finding shows that the level of academic difficulties encountered by the BEEd (General Education) students, whether considered as an entire group or classified as to sex, community classification, school classification, and year level, registered the same interpretation as difficult. Among the indicators, Classmates ranked first in causing academic difficulty to the BEEd (General Education) students. The qualitative result reveals that among the descriptions under the indicator Classmates, students’ complain often times about school fees and other expenses causes too much difficulty. Moreover, importance to the output given by the teachers ranked second, followed by, they are very noisy. Next is, some are inconsiderate in making noise (chitchatting) as fourth, and they follow the directions given by the teachers as fifth.


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