Proceedings of The 3rd World Conference on Teaching and Education
The Study of Situation, Problems, and Needs Assessment of Teaching and Learning Process in Professional Experience
Janejira Arsarkij, Thanomporn Laohajaratsang, Nitida Adipattaranan, and Tipparat Nopparit
This research aimed to study the situation, problems, and the needs assessment in teaching and learning process of the professional experience program at the International College (IC), Chiang Mai Rajabhat University (CMRU). This study was the preparation phase in an early stage of the successive approximation model (SAM), instructional design procedure for the professional experience teaching and learning development plan. The research instruments consisted of a survey conducted with 129 people including 15 lecturers and 114 students from IC, CMRU, and semi-structured interview questions operated with nine people comprised of three lecturers and six students from three different programs. The results of documentary reviews indicated the type of post-course internship was implemented at IC, CMRU consisted of nine main processes of professional experience teaching and learning. The results from the survey and the interviews revealed the problems from different perspectives. The lecturers pointed the problems of students’ discipline, and self-directed. The students revealed insufficient communication during the internship which made them felt outdistancing. Both lecturers and students indicated the need for accessible teaching and learning materials, and the expectation of the development of cutting–edge platforms, programs, or applications for teaching and learning support were required to fulfill the teaching and learning gaps.
Keywords: Professional Experience, Professional Experience Teaching and Learning Process, Need Assessment.