Important Characteristics of Buddhist Monk as the Moral Teacher
A Case study in Patumthani Province, Thailand
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- moral teacher, Buddhist monk, moral teacher characteristics, educational innovation, participatory data collection method
Thailand declared an educational innovation area as a new act to improve the achievement of the students that every province must drive all provincial educational organizations to support the new act. If Patumthani province has the plan to be a city of innovation soon, especially educational innovation plan, how will the Buddhist monks as the moral teacher in Patumthani province to improve the educational quality of the students and support the educational innovation area act? The temples are one of the important factors to support the educational innovation area act because there are many of the moral teachers to teach the students in each school, but they do not know about the important characteristics to support the act. There is no research about their important characteristics as the moral teacher to point the new direction to support the Thailand educational innovation area act. This research consisted of qualitative and quantitative data collection, aim to find out the important characteristics of Buddhist monks as the moral teacher to support Thailand’s educational innovation area act. Several data collection methods were used for data collection. The first method is qualitative data collection, divided into 2 steps, 1) Executive in-depth interview technique with the temple administrative committee by Purposive Sampling method. 2) Participatory data collection by the researcher to be ordained as the Buddhist monk for 15 days. The second method is quantitative data collection was used in step 3; the sample is 26 Buddhist monks as the moral teacher in the temple of Patumthani province by the Purposive Sampling method. Content analysis and Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) were used for data interpretation. The research findings Shawn that, Buddhist monk as the moral teacher must have nine important characteristics consist of: 1) The media developer, 2) The learning environment Manager, 3) The researcher, 4) The basic educator, 5) The basic engineer, 6) The temple manager, 7) The Social counselor 8) The knowledge integrator and 9) The ICT user.
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TY - CONF AU - M. Pigultong PY - 2021 DA - 2021/02/04 TI - Important Characteristics of Buddhist Monk as the Moral Teacher BT - Proceedings of the 6th UPI International Conference on TVET 2020 (TVET 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 319 EP - 323 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210203.141 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.210203.141 ID - Pigultong2021 ER -