Productivity in the Academe: An Inquest towards Teaching EffectivenessDownload PDF
Productivity serves as a parameter on the quality education that an academic institution offers to its students. It is on this premise that the researcher decided to evaluate the teaching effectiveness and productivity of Science teachers in Capiz State University to shed light on the long- debated question of whether performance in one area enhances performance in the other, or so. It is believed that effectiveness and productivity are intertwined, which could lead to the improvement of educational standards as key to improving students’ ability to become knowledgeable, productive and responsive individuals. This survey-correlation study was conducted to gather responses from Science teachers, administrators, and randomly selected students from the different campuses of Capiz State University. It was found that there was no significant difference in the teaching effectiveness of science teacher according to the level of their productivity. Furthermore, science teachers were found to be effective at work regardless of their work values. Productivity, work values, and teaching effectiveness were not significantly related to one another.
Keywords: Teaching, effectiveness, productivity, instruction, education