Doctoral Program Learning Module on Developing Leading Secondary School Teachers in Creative Thinking for Enhancement of Students’ Learning Activities in Thailand

Chalard Chantarasombat, Ekanun Sombatsakulkit


The purposes of this study were to: 1) create and develop effective doctoral learning module on leading teachers development program to enhance critical thinking for students in secondary schools under the Office of Basic Education Commission, and 2) evaluate the developed module on its efficiency and effectiveness- its congruence of utility, possibility, and appropriateness, learning achievement of learners, learning retention, and the learners’ satisfaction. Samples were 20 Doctoral degree students in Educational Administration and Development and Leadership program, Northeastern University, Khon Kaen Province, Thailand. Statistics used were percentage, mean, standard deviation, effectiveness index, and t-test. The results were: 1) The developed module on learning activity management of leading teachers in simulation situation had 9 Modules: (1.1) Survey of former experience (1.2) Collaboration in planning (1.3) The development of creative teacher conception (1.4) The application of thinking approach (1.5) Practice in classroom (1.6) Supervision, follow up, and evaluation (1.7) Feedback and reinforcement (1.8) Seminar for enhancing strength, and (1.9) Reflection learning. 2) The efficiency and effectiveness of the developed module were: (2.1) The efficiency of 86.53 (E1) /83.29 (E2) which were higher than the committed 80/80 standard, (2.2) The congruence of utility, possibility, and appropriateness were in the highest level ( = 4.69, SD = 0.42), (2.3) The effectiveness index was 0.7397 which meant students gained more knowledge of 73.97%, (2.4) The students had significantly higher learning achievement after learning via the module at the level of 0.05, (2.5) There was no significant differences of learning achievement between after learning and after learning for two weeks which mean the students’ learning retention, and (2.6) The students had satisfaction on the developed module in the highest level ( = 4.52, SD = 0.41).

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