Online Teaching Readiness of the Faculty of Aurora State College of Technology, Baler, Aurora, Philippines


  • Charles R. Velasco Aurora State College of Technology, Zabali, Baler 3200, Philippines
  • Maria Cristina B. Cañada Aurora State College of Technology, Zabali, Baler 3200, Philippines


Online Teaching, Technological Readiness, Cultural Readiness


The online teaching readiness of the faculty of Aurora State College of Technology in Baler, Aurora, Philippines was surveyed from April to May 2020. A survey research design using a questionnaire was employed where quantitative data were obtained. The respondents were all ASCOT faculty except those who were on study leave. The sociodemographic profile of the respondents revealed that most of respondents were male (55.1%) from the age range of 20-29 (34.6%).  Mostly from the Department of Arts and Sciences (32.1%) living within Baler, Aurora (53.8%), and had 0-9 years of teaching experience (47.4%). Perceived readiness of faculty in online teaching revealed that faculty are ready but needs improvement for online teaching based on technological readiness (3.871) and cultural readiness (3. 788). Using ANOVA at 5% level of significance and Independent sample t-test, it was found out that faculty readiness in online teaching is significantly different when grouped according to their academic department, age group and sex. On the other hand, the result revealed that there is no significant difference among faculty when grouped according to place of residence and years of teaching. Post hoc comparisons using the Tukey HSD test showed that faculty from the Information Technology Department has higher level of readiness for online teaching with a mean score of 4.414 compared to 3.470 and 3.579 scores of Education Department and Agriculture and Aquatic Sciences, respectively.


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How to Cite

R. Velasco, C. ., & B. Cañada, M. C. . (2020). Online Teaching Readiness of the Faculty of Aurora State College of Technology, Baler, Aurora, Philippines. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR), 54(5), 34–44. Retrieved from