1THE LIVED EXPERIENCES OF ELEMENTARY TEACHERS DURING COVID19 PANDEMIC:A PHENOMENOLOGICAL STUDYA thesisPresented to the Faculty of the Graduate ProgramRAMON MAGSAYSAY MEMORIAL COLLEGESGENERAL SANTOS CITYIn Partial FulfillmentOf the Requirements for the DegreeMaster of Arts in EducationIn Educational ManagementLLOYD MARK C. UGDAMINJONATHAN GURITJADE LUZORATACLAIRE G. AVENIDOALMA MAE M. UGDAMINCRISTINE JOY V. ANDRESGERELYN L. PALARAOBERNADETH BAIGANAugust 2021
iiRamon Magsaysay Memorial CollegesGRADUATE SCHOOLPioneer Avenue, General Santos City, PhilippinesWebsite: APPROVAL SHEETThis thesis entitled ‘’THE LIVED EXPERIENCES OF TEACHERS TEACHINGENGLISH AMIDST COVID 19 PANDEMIC:A PHENOMENOLOGICAL STUDY”prepared and submitted by Lloyd Mark C. Ugdamin, Jonathan Gurit, JadeLuzorata, Claire G. Avenido, Alma Mae Ugdamin, Cristine Joy V. Andres, GerelynL. Palarao, & Bernadeth Baiganin partial fulfilment of the requirements for thedegree Master of Arts in Education major in Educational Management has beenexamined and is hereby recommended for acceptance and approval for oralexamination._____________________________AdviserComprehensive Examination:PASSEDPANEL OF EXAMINERS_____________________________Chairman____________________________________________________MemberMemberAccepted and approved in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the DegreeMaster of Arts in education major in Educational Management.GERALDINE D. RODRIGUEZ, Ed.D.Vice-President for Academic Affairs
iiiAcknowledgementThe researchers would like to extend their wholehearted gratitude andthanks to all persons who have helped and extended help and assistance for themaking of this study.Foremost, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to our professorDr. Geraldine Rodriguez for the mentorship, patient, enthusiasm, untiring supportand her immense knowledge. Her guidance helped us all the time of researchand writing the chapter 1 to 3 of this subject.Their colleagues, who shared ideas in making these chapters and gave usencouragement and motivation to pursue and making it feasible as we go alongto graduates journey.To the team of group 2 survivor, for the active participation, camaraderie,and good rapport extended together to make this chapters possible.Above all, to God almighty, who is the source of strength and wisdom forHis divine providence in order to finish these 3 chapters of this study.
ivTABLE OF CONTENTSContentPageTitle PageiApproval SheetiiAcknowledgementiiiTable of ContentsivINTRODUCTION1The Rationale of the Study1Statement of the Problem3Purpose Statement3Research Questions3Theoretical Lens4PROCEDURESThe Rationale for Qualitative Approach5Samples and Site5Limitation of the Study6Definition of Terms6Access and Permissions7Data Gathering Strategies7Data Analysis Approach8REVIEW AND RELATED LITERATURE9REFERENCES14