Faculty Competency and Satisfaction on Resources of Private Higher Education Institution in Conducting Research: Basis for Plan of Action
This descriptive research aimed to determine the faculty competency and satisfaction on the available resources in the private higher education institutions in the Philippines in the conduct of research. Using a self-developed survey questionnaire, data were gathered from 35 college faculty that served as final respondents of the study. Results showed that the respondents’ average age was 44.63 years old, majority were females, married, college degree, earning a monthly salary of 10,001 – 15,000, had 1-10 years of teaching experience and attended 1-2 seminars/trainings related to research. The research competency of the respondents indicated that they were competent relative to the conduct of research in terms of technical aspects, producing major parts of research paper in introduction, review of related literature and studies, methodology, results and discussion, summary, conclusions and recommendations, and including the other parts. Satisfaction of the respondents on the availability of facilities and resources relative to the conduct of research were found to be slightly satisfied.