Practicum model development for professional educational administration in digital era

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Jiraporn Supising
Somsak Phuvipadawat
Choocheep Puthaprasert
Prapan Thammachai
Thanat Boonchai


The objectives of this research were 1) to analyze professional standards, practicum, and competencies for educational administration, 2) to investigate problems, guidelines for solution, and factors supporting to practicum, 3) to draft, verify, and evaluate a practicum model and model user’s guide, and 4) to implement and study the practicum model and model user’s guide.  Key informants were selected by purposive sampling. Instruments used were a structured interview form, an open-ended question, and a 5 rating-scale questionnaire.  Data were analyzed by percentage, mean, standard deviation, content analysis, and summarizing.  Results were as follows: 1. The professional standards, practicum, and competencies had suitability and feasibility into practice; 2. The most important problem was the practicum preparation, a guideline for solution was to prepare a practicum calendar, and a factor supporting to practicum was there should be a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU); 3. A draft model of practicum consisted of 5 elements, the verification results in accuracy was at 98.07 percent, and suitability was at 98.06 percent; and the evaluation results in possibility was at a high level and utility was at the highest level; 4. The students' satisfaction were at highest level.  The faculty supervisors recommended that the students should have more time for practicum.  The complete model of practicum for professional educational administration in digital era was 'ROOGC (western) +M' model.

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Supising, J., Phuvipadawat, S. ., Puthaprasert, C. ., Thammachai, P. ., & Boonchai, T. . (2020). Practicum model development for professional educational administration in digital era. Interdisciplinary Research Review, 15(6), 15–21. Retrieved from
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