Pre-recorded Session Oral Presentations (30 minutes)
Oct 23, 2021 01:55 PM - Apr 30, 2022 02:25 PM(Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh)
20211023T1355 20211023T1425 Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh Teacher's roles in the online teaching process

Internet has particularly revolutionized the teaching and learning process as the spread of the Coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) pandemic has brought the disruptions to education across the world. Vietnam is not an exception. The lockdowns in response to COVID-19 have interrupted conventional schooling with nationwide school closures. Face-to-face teaching and learning turns into online process which leads to significant changes in teacher's roles. Such demands of online teaching and learning during the pandemic crisis push teachers to raise intensive awareness of their roles as implementing this kind of teaching. Thus, this research is tremendously significant as online learning is a trend of education now. Apart from online teacher's challenges, this study intended to identify changes in teachers' roles towards the online teaching process during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study also examined the most important role that online teacher should play in the online teaching process. This research used a qualitative approach because the researcher describes teacher's roles towardss online teaching. The participants were 15 English teachers in the University of Information Technology. To achieve the aim, the study utilized a questionnaire including 12 open-minded items. The research findings revealed 8 dominant roles to the online teachers: researcher, content facilitator, assessor, adviser, process facilitator, manager, designer, technologist. Meanwhile, content facilitator is agreed to be the most prominent role for the online teacher. Hence, this study concludes that online teacher plays a lot of roles in the teaching process in which content facilitator is highlighted.

Pre-recorded Session VietTESOL International Convention 2022 convention@viettesol.org.vn

Internet has particularly revolutionized the teaching and learning process as the spread of the Coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) pandemic has brought the disruptions to education across the world. Vietnam is not an exception. The lockdowns in response to COVID-19 have interrupted conventional schooling with nationwide school closures. Face-to-face teaching and learning turns into online process which leads to significant changes in teacher's roles. Such demands of online teaching and learning during the pandemic crisis push teachers to raise intensive awareness of their roles as implementing this kind of teaching. Thus, this research is tremendously significant as online learning is a trend of education now. Apart from online teacher's challenges, this study intended to identify changes in teachers' roles towards the online teaching process during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study also examined the most important role that online teacher should play in the online teaching process. This research used a qualitative approach because the researcher describes teacher's roles towardss online teaching. The participants were 15 English teachers in the University of Information Technology. To achieve the aim, the study utilized a questionnaire including 12 open-minded items. The research findings revealed 8 dominant roles to the online teachers: researcher, content facilitator, assessor, adviser, process facilitator, manager, designer, technologist. Meanwhile, content facilitator is agreed to be the most prominent role for the online teacher. Hence, this study concludes that online teacher plays a lot of roles in the teaching process in which content facilitator is highlighted.

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Ms. HANG NGUYEN
Senior lecturer
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Quang Binh University
lecturer
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Vinh University
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