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Personal, Social And Institutional Barriers In Relation To Attitude Towards Conducting Research Among General Education Faculty Members

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Rose Lynn C. Abrugena, Arnie Christian D. Villena, Jake M. Laguador, Elna R. Lopez, Annalie D. Pateña



Career enhancement, critical thinking, personal barrier, research management, social barrier



This study aimed to identify the attitude of teachers in terms of personal and professional aspects and its relationship with the barriers in conducting research in terms of personal, social and institutional dimensions. Quantitative-descriptive type of research method was utilized in the study with 35 faculty members as respondents. Results showed that the faculty members have high level of positive attitude towards conducting research in terms of personal aspect in improving their self-confidence and communication skills while very high level in terms of professional aspect with emphasis on the promotion of critical thinking and career enhancement. Meanwhile, they encountered low level of personal barriers towards conducting research particularly due to lack of time management, self-interest and motivation. They encountered low level of social barriers in terms of lack of communication and linkages with other institutions and the same level on institutional barriers in terms of too much accreditation and quality assurance requirements. The profile of the respondents is not considered a factor that determines the level of attitude and barriers in conducting research among the general education faculty members except those teachers with no advisees have significantly higher level of personal barriers than those with advisees. However, significant negative relationship exists between the attitude and barriers towards conducting research. Research capability of the teachers might be translated as to the enhancement of teaching strategy to make the delivery of instruction more relevant to the current issues of the society, requirement of the industry and trends in the knowledge-based economy.



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