In a different choice and voice : the perceptions of males enrolled in teacher education programme

Chua, Kang Zheng. (2007) In a different choice and voice : the perceptions of males enrolled in teacher education programme. [E-LPTA] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study is set in the context of concern about the decline in the proportion ofmales entering teaching profession in Malaysia and focuses on the views of 10 male teacher trainees enrolled in various disciplines of teacher education programme as to determine the gender awareness of the male participants about men in teaching, to explore the reasons of the male participants for choosing teaching, and to describe the value of male teachers in teaching held by the male patticipants. The selected research design for this study is a case study based on qualitative methodology. Semistructured interview was used for data collection and the data were transcribed and analysed according to emerging themes to address the objectives of this study. The findings of this study show that the male teacher trainees, in general, report gender awareness about the decline proportion of male in teaching, however, the gender awareness they hold is different from what the male teacher trainees hold in the Western societies. Besides, the findings of this study also reveal the various reasons for the male teacher trainees' choice of entering teaching and they were categorized into four major emergent themes, namely: the interpersonal experience empowerment theme, the service theme, continuation theme and time compatibility theme. Lastly, the findings of this study also reveal the value of male teachers in education held by these male teacher trainees, in general perspective, centers around the disciplinary domain. This study highlights the need for more researches to be carried out to find out the actual cause for the under-representation of men in teaching profession and address the issue ofwhether this under-representation does matter.

Item Type: E-LPTA
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) - Universiti Malaysia Sarawak , 2007.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Teachers educators, Case Studies, the service theme, continuation theme, time compatibility theme, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Saman
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2017 00:57
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 00:57
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/17694

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