Development of The Happy Teacher Module: Adapt to a Positive Psychological Approach In the School Context (81083)

Session Information: Education and Teacher Development
Session Chair: Mikio Brooks

Sunday, 26 May 2024 11:25
Session: Session 2
Room: Room 607
Presentation Type: Oral Presentation

All presentation times are UTC + 9 (Asia/Tokyo)

Early childhood teachers have an important strategic role in developing children’s golden age. Teachers with psychological well-being will be able to develop the well-being of students as well. Psychological well-being is the main function of education to maximize the growth of teachers and students. On the other side, teachers' duties and responsibilities at school cause stress easily. In this case, the "Happy Teacher" module was developed containing approaches, materials and guidelines adapted from Positive Psychology studies aimed at promoting psychological well-being in the school context. This module was developed based on literature studies and preliminary studies on the needs of early childhood education teachers in Palangka Raya, Indonesia. Module development includes preliminary studies, planning, initial product development, validation testing, revision of validation results, initial module trials, initial module revisions, field trials, final module refinement and dissemination. This research method using Research and Development approach to model ADDIE (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Evaluation). The Eligibility of this module was assessed by three experts, namely content, design and language. The results of this research show the Eligible Category for module content validation (78%), as well as the Very Eligible category for design validation (87%), language validation (86%), initial module trials (80.58%), and field trials (86%). The module was also assessed by thirty teachers and obtained a percentage of 84.39% in the very Eligible Category. The “Happy Teacher” module is expected to provide practical guidance for the psychological well-being of Early Childhood Education teachers.

Cahaya Afriani Napitupulu, University of Palangka Raya, Indonesia
Elisabeth Fransisca Saragi Sitio, University of Palangka Raya, Indonesia
Rinto Alexandro, University of Palangka Raya, Indonesia

About the Presenter(s)
Ms Cahaya Afriani Napitupulu is a University Assistant Professor/Lecturer at University of Palangka Raya in Indonesia

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Last updated: 2023-02-23 23:45:00