PROFESSIONAL AND INSTRUCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

This study aimed to determine the professional and instructional responsibilities among General Education faculty of a Maritime School in Bacolod City during the Second Semester of the School Year 2016-2017.

The respondents was taken from the total population of three thousand two hundred forty three (3,243) which comprises of General Education Faculty, Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation and Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering students and ESLP students from first year to fourth year. Using the Slovin’s formula with 5% margin of error, 352 will be taken as the sample population of the respondents.

The study revealed the following results. The level of professional and instructional responsibilities of the General Education faculty is very high as perceived by the faculty and the students of a Maritime School in Bacolod City. This finding can be attributed to the various training as well as from the constant feedback derived from the faculty evaluation of the department heads of the school.

The perceptions of the faculty and the students as regards the level of professional and instructional responsibilities of the faculty are comparably the same. The perceptions of the faculty and the students as regards the level of professional and instructional responsibilities of the faculty are comparably the same.

As for the recommendations, General Education faculty department heads should improve observation, evaluation, and feedback mechanism. General Education faculty professional relationships should be enhanced. Preparation and planning of instruction is always a must. A conducive classroom environment, readiness of instruction, and professional responsibilities must always be observed.

Keywords: Professional Responsibilities, Instructional Responsibilities, General Education, Maritime School, Conducive Classroom Environment.

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