FACE-TO-FACE TO ONLINE TEACHING: ENGLISH TEACHERS’ LIVED EXPERIENCES

The study was conceptualized based on the research gaps, teachers’ anxiety, the lack of digital and computer literacy, and challenges faced by English teachers during the pandemic. The transcendental phenomeno-logical inquiry described the teachers’ lived experiences from face-to-face to online teaching. Purposeful sampling was utilized to select the twelve English-teacher participants from a private school in Surallah, Philippines. Semi-structured interviews were implemented to obtain substantive data. Thru Thematic Analysis, the English teachers’ lived experiences centered on four relevant themes like Online-class laborious preparations, Slow and intermittent internet connectivity, Online problems and students’ demotivation, and Remarkable teachers’ collaboration. The study recommends conducting qualitative studies on the context of public secondary or tertiary institutions, the experiences and insights of the teachers and students in other areas of specialization, and how the pandemic generally challenged the teaching and learning process.

Keywords: Face-to-face, Online Teaching, Lived Experiences, Teachers, Transcendental Phenomenology.

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