Phenomological happiness of the history and geography teacher in rural

Yone Vilchez Cisneros, Doris Fuster-Guillen, Roger Pedro Norabuena Figueroa, Reyna Luisa Cruz Shuan

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Abstract

The purpose of this research was to describe, analyze and interpret the essence of the experience lived by teachers of the specialties of History and Geography in Huanca Sancos-Ayacucho. Reflective and empirical methods of hermeneutical phenomenology were developed; the latter is responsible for addressing reality based on the subject's consciousness in understanding the meaning of what has been experienced; research was oriented from the qualitative approach and interpretive paradigm. The information was obtained from a sample made up of teachers who narrated their experiences through anecdotes. Close observation and a conversational interview were also used as instruments and techniques. The analysis and interpretation of the information allowed to discover individual and group meanings such as happiness, reflection, satisfaction, and tranquility; thus building as a general thematic unit of this study: the happiness of the teacher, understood as fullness, well-being and satisfaction; it is actually the source of all pedagogical transformation. To conclude, it can be stated that the study has the character of stimulation and satisfaction in the practice of pedagogical happiness as a habit that leads to making thinking more flexible and discovering better options for a change.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-50
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Higher Education
Volume9
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 2020

Keywords

  • Hermeneutical phenomenology
  • Reflection
  • Teacher happiness
  • Tranquility

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