The Development of Attitudes and Professional Skills of ECE Teachers Field Introduction Activities
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- Early childhood education teachers; Professionalism; Indicators of early childhood education teachers professionalism; School field introduction programs
Candidates for early childhood education teachers need to have a number of competencies that demonstrate the professionalism of early childhood education teachers. Efforts to help undergraduate students of early childhood education teacher education have the ability to develop a professional attitude are provided by learning programs including the school field introduction program (SFI). The general objectives of this study are to describe, 1) the competence of attitudes and professional skills that early childhood education teachers need to have; 2) the commitment of PGPAUD students to develop professional attitudes and skills that teachers in early childhood education need to have; and 3) students’ perceptions of the school field introduction program. This research was conducted using descriptive quantitative research with a sample of 64 students of undergraduate education teacher education for early childhood education at the Universitas Negeri Medan, Faculty of Education. Data was collected using a questionnaire and followed interview by focus group discussion. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics which were complemented by qualitative analysis. The results obtained indicate that: 1) the competence of attitudes and professional skills that early childhood education teachers need to have consists of seven dimensions of professionalism whose descriptions are 120 indicators, 2) 92% of PGPAUD undergraduate students have a high commitment to developing the attitudes and professional skills of PAUD teachers through the (SFI) program, and 3) 88% of undergraduate students in early childhood education teacher education have a good perception of the school field introduction program they have undertaken. The results of this study are expected to be used as study material in developing a school field introduction program and an attitude and professionalism development program for early childhood education teachers as a whole.
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TY - CONF AU - Anita Yus AU - Peny Husna Handayani AU - Dwi Septi Anjas Wulan AU - Artha Mahindra Diputera PY - 2021 DA - 2021/11/22 TI - The Development of Attitudes and Professional Skills of ECE Teachers Field Introduction Activities BT - Proceedings of the 6th Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 681 EP - 686 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211110.163 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.211110.163 ID - Yus2021 ER -