ASSESSMENT OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THE SECOND YEAR BSED STUDENTS IN JEEP START 1 PROGRAM

ASSESSMENT OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THE SECOND YEAR BSED STUDENTS IN JEEP START 1 PROGRAM

By: SUERTE, ECHEL F., BELMIS, CRESSEL D., FERNANDO, ANACEL O.
Adviser: Ruthie V. Tejero, MEd

            This study determined the performance of the second year Bachelor of Secondary Education (BSED) students enrolled in the JEEP Start 1 Program for the first semester, school year 2013-2014. Specifically, the study sought to determine if there was a significant difference in their performance at the beginning and end of the course in terms of their Placement Test, Speech Recognition and Mastery Test scores.

            To assess the students’ performance, scores were gathered from the Records Manager of the DynEd courseware. These were analyzed using simple frequency, mean, percentage and t-test.

            Results from the Placement Test revealed that of the 166 respondents, majority (53%) had Basic Knowledge of the English language at the beginning of JEEP Start 1 while 43.37% improved to Basic or Survival English at the end of the course. For Speech Recognition, most of the respondents were classified as having Basic Knowledge of English (42.17%) and Beginners (36.75%) in the beginning while at the end of the semester, many (36.75%) were in the Basic or Survival English and (21.60%) were in the Upper Intermediate level. Student performance in Mastery test revealed that majority (56.63%) failed in the test at the beginning of the course while, at the end, almost all students passed the test with 30.12% rated to have “good” performance. The t-test analysis revealed a significant difference in the performance of the respondents at the beginning and end of the course. Over-all result pointed to the improved performance of the second year BSED students at the JEEP Start 1.










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