HomeIAMURE International Journal of Multidisciplinary Researchvol. 5 no. 1 (2013)

Listening Skills of Teachers and Classroom Environment of Public and Secondary Schools

Kathy Jane B. Juarez | Ruby Serrano

Discipline: Education

 

Abstract:

Listening skills of teachers is very significant in the classroom since the students need to be understood and be clarified in their needs. Learning is motivated when a teacher listens to the students and meets the necessities of the students in learning. The purpose of the study was to determine the significance of the relationship between listening skills of secondary teachers and classroom environment in public and private secondary schools of Matanao, Davao del Sur. The study involved 619 fourth year secondary students determined through universal sampling. Employing descriptive correlation with questionnaires, mean, and Pearson r, results revealed that the listening skills of the secondary teachers were related to the classroom environment. It was concluded that the higher the listening skills of the respondents, the higher is the positive effect of the classroom environment to their students. It can also be derived from the result that listening skills and classroom environment are interrelated. It was recommended that teachers should be capacitated to apply the attentive listening and interactive listening skills to upgrade the level of achievement of the students in the classroom.