“Beyond Four Walls”: Qualities of Good Educators from the Students’ Perspective

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Mark E. Patalinghug
Vherno Jay S. Udtohan
Vonn Kristian M. Pamat
Haidee Patalinghug


This study aims to explore the qualities that make a good criminal justice educator and what contributes to their likability among their students. The seven (7) participants responded to the rigorously validated set of open-ended questions to provide answers to the predetermined research questions. What are the perspectives on the qualities of good criminal justice educators, The participants identify that beyond transmitting information, a professor's ability to value students' emotional and learning needs, portray professionalism, competence, and responsibility for their welfare, and advocate for their personal and professional development are essential qualities. A professor's ability to relate to students on a personal level, present material in an interesting manner, communicate effectively, and manage students significantly influences their likability among students. Factors such as using humor, providing real-world examples, being receptive to students, understanding their problems, and inspiring them to become better individuals all contribute to increasing a professor's likability.


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E. Patalinghug, M., S. Udtohan, V. J., M. Pamat, V. K., & Patalinghug, H. (2023). “Beyond Four Walls”: Qualities of Good Educators from the Students’ Perspective . Interdisciplinary Research Review, 18(4). Retrieved from https://ph02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jtir/article/view/249391
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Haidee Patalinghug, Teacher Education, J.H. Cerilles State College Dumingag Campus, Philippines

Assistant Professor III, School of Teacher Education, J.H. Cerilles State College

Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Research and Management- ongoing




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