The Development of Teachers Desirable Characteristics of Student Teachers in Thepsatri Rajabhat University by Using Behavioral Record Sheet

Abstract

This research aimed at developing teachers' desirable characteristics of student teachers who currently have enrolled in 'Self-actualization for teachers' subject in 2016 academic year of Thepsatri Rajabhat University by using behavioral record sheet. The sample for this studying were 57 student teachers in English education major. The instrument of this research was a behavioral record sheet that was identified the desirable characteristics by the student teachers in 10 aspects; they were 1) uniform dressing 2) gracious speech 3) temperament 4) endurance 5) punctuality 6) circumspection 7) honesty 8) responsibility 9) pursuit of knowledge, and 10) faithfulness. The data were analyzed by using percentage, mean and standard deviation. The findings showed that the teachers' desirable characteristics of student teachers before beginning the lesson were at the low level (the average of overall was 2.47) and the lowest aspect was gracious speech (the average was 2.26), however after using the behavioral record sheet that identified by student teachers, it was found that the teachers' desirable characteristics of student teachers were at a higher level (the average of overall was 4.05) whereas the highest aspect was responsibility (the average was 4.23).



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Phuwadon Chulasukhont, Thepsatri Rajabhat University, Thailand

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Conference: ACEID2017
Stream: Higher education

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