The Individual Factors Affecting the Innovation Competencies of Social Studies Student Teachers in Bachelor of Education Program of Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University


  • Sutthiporn Thanthong


Innovation Competencies, Individual Factor, Student Teacher


The research aimed 1) to study the levels of innovation competencies of 70 social studies student teachers of Education program, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, in academic year 2017 2) to study individual factors that have an effect on innovation competencies. 3) to study the relationship between three individual factors; knowledge, thinking skills, and personal attributes of social studies student teachers, and 4) to study the influence of individual factors on the innovation competencies. I randomly selected the samples were 59 social studies student teachers and used the evaluation forms and questionnaires to collect the data. The data was subsequently analyzed by statistical calculation for frequency, percentage, mean (̅), standard deviation (S.D.) and specified by criteria. And tested the research hypotheses by SPSS using statistical examination namely; Pearson’s product moment correlation coefficient, and Multiple regressions. I found that 1) The innovation competencies of social studies student teachers total 8 indicators showed high mean (̅ = 3.69 S.D. = 0.27), 2) The individual factors affecting the innovation competencies are 24 variables. 3) The levels of individual factors influencing the social studies student teachers' innovative competencies all 3 dimensions had high mean (̅ = 3.76 S.D. = 0.23, ̅ = 3.62 S.D. = 0.78, ̅ = 3.69 S.D. = 0.54). 4) The levels of individual factors correlated with the levels of student teachers’ innovation competencies with statistically significant at the .05 level. 5) 24 variables of individual factors had no influence on their 3 abilities; to prepare, to research, and to apply.


had influence on their 6 abilities; to design, to expand, to create, to evaluate, and to improve

with statistically significant at the .05 level.


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Thanthong ส. (2022). The Individual Factors Affecting the Innovation Competencies of Social Studies Student Teachers in Bachelor of Education Program of Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University. Suan Sunandha Academic and Research Review, 12(2), 1–17. Retrieved from