The Student Teachers’ Anxiety during Field Experiences in the beginning of New Normal


  •  Kanyarat Cojorn    
  •  Kanyarat Sonsupap    

Abstract

The study had the objectives to 1)study student teachers’ anxiety during field experiences in the beginning of the new normal on 7 aspects: 1) own personality, 2)teaching context, 3)supervision context,4) classroom management, 5) subject content, 6) teacher professionalism context, and 7) Covid-19 pandemic context, and 2) compare the levels of the student teachers’ anxiety, classified by sex, duration of bachelor’s degree study, and the academic level. The sample consisted of 457 student teachers. The collection of data employed a questionnaire inquiring about anxiety and a focus group discussion record. The research found that: 1) The student teachers’ anxiety during the field experience in the beginning of the new normal was at a high level; 2)When classified by sex, there were differences in the supervision context, with statistical significance at the .05 level; females had higher anxiety than males; no significant differences were found on the other aspects; 3) When classified by the duration of bachelor’s degree study, there were differences in the teaching context and the supervision context, with statistical significance at the .05 level; the student teachers in the 4-year bachelor’s degree study had higher anxiety than those in the 5-year bachelor’s degree study; no significant differences were found on the other aspects; 4) When classified by the academic level, there were differences in the teaching context, the supervision context and the teacher professionalism context, with statistical significance at the .05 level; the student teachers in the master’s degree study had higher anxiety than those in the bachelor’s degree study; no significant differences were found on the other aspects.



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  • ISSN(Print): 1925-4741
  • ISSN(Online): 1925-475X
  • Started: 2011
  • Frequency: quarterly

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