THE EFFECT OF ALTERNATIVE LEARNING SYSTEM IN DISTRICT 1 NAVOTAS CITY: BASIS FOR AN ACTION PLAN A Thesis Presented to The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Applied Research City of Malabon University City of Malabon In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts in Education By CINDY J. FREJOLES 2011 THE EFFECT OF ALTERNATIVE LEARNING SYSTEM IN DISTRICT 1 NAVOTAS CITY: BASIS FOR AN ACTION PLAN ———————————————————– A Thesis Presented to The Faculty of Graduate Studies and Applied Research City of Malabon University City of Malabon ————————————————————- In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts in Education ————————————————————– By CINDY J. FREJOLES 2011 RECOMMENDATION FOR ORAL EXAMINATION This thesis is entitled THE EFFECT OF ALTERNATIVE LEARNING SYSTEM IN DISTRICT 1 NAVOTAS CITY: BASIS FOR AN ACTION PLAN prepared and submitted by CINDY J. FREJOLES in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Master of Arts in Education has been examined and is hereby recommended for Oral Examination. _________ Date _________ Advicer APPROVAL SHEET Approved in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Master of Arts in Education by the Committee on Oral Examination. MARCELINA A. STO. TOMAS, E;d. D. Chairman LUZVIMINDA C. JACINTO, Ph. DLUCILA B. BONDOC, Ed. D. ————————————————- MemberMember Accepted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree Master of Arts in Education. ________ Date ATTY. RAMON M. MARONILLA ACTING DEAN Graduate Studies and Applied Research ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

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The researcher acknowledge with sincere and heartfelt gratitude to the following persons for their cooperation, moral support and professional assistance for the completion of this study. To Dr. Socorro Abadiano, City Schools Division Superintendent of Navotas for his permission to conduct this study. Dr. Gloria O. Gomez, for the generous professional advice, understanding and assistance extended to the researcher; Dr. Lucila B. Bondoc, for the encouragement overflowing kindness and assistance during the preparation of this study up to its completion;

Dr. Jesus I. Icaonapo, Principal of Bagumbayan Elementary School, for his moral support, motivation and encouragement to finish this study; To all ALS teachers and pupils who were generous and cooperative in filling out the required data. Foremost and above all to the Almighty God whose Divine will blessed me to DEDICATION study a reality. The piece of accomplishment is wholehearted dedicated to my parents, my brothers, my sister and to my co-teachers who were always there when I needed them most. CJF TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE TITLE PAGEI

RECOMMENDATION FOR ORAL EXAMINATIONII APPROVAL SHEETIII ACKNOWLEDGEMENTIV DEDICATIONV TABLE OF CONTENTSVII LIST OF TABLESX ABSTRACTXI Chapter 1. THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND Introduction……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 1 Conceptual Framework…………………………………………………………………………………………………… 3 Statement of the Problem ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 5 Hypothesis …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 6 Significance of the Study ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 6 Scope and Delimitation …………………………………………………………………………………………………. Definition of Terms ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 8 2. REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE AND STUDIES Local Literature …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 11 Foreign Literature ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 17 Local Studies …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 24 Foreign Studies ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 40 Synthesis of Reviewed Literature and Studies ……………………………………………………….. 54 3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND PROCEDURES Research Design …………………………………………………………………………………………………… 58 Respondents of the Study …………………………………………………………………………………….. 9 Research Instrument ……………………………………………………………………………………………. 59 Interview ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 59 Observation …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 60 Sampling Technique …………………………………………………………………………………………….. 60 Validation of the Instrument ………………………………………………………………………………… 60 Data Gathering Procedure ……………………………………………………………………………………. 61 Administration and Retrieval ……………………………………………………………………………….. 61 Statistical Treatment of Data ……………………………………………………………………………….. 62 4. PRESENTATION, ANALYSI AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA…………………………….. 5 5. SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS Summary of Findings …………………………………………. ………………………………………………… 82 Conclusions ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 84 Recommendations ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 85 BIBLIOGRAPHY …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 89 APPENDICES ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 96 CURRICULUM VITAE …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 108 LIST OF TABLES TABLEPAGE 1. Respondent’s Perception of Studying in an Alternative Learning System 2. A.

Difficulties Met by Mobile Teachers in Implementing Alternative Learning System. B. Solutions utilized by the Mobile Teachers to cope with the difficulties met during the implementation of Alternative Learning System. 3. A. Difficulties Met by Learner’s in Implementing Alternative Learning System. B. Solution utilized by the learners to cope with the difficulties met during the implementation of Alternative Learning System. 4. Mapping and Registration 5. Distribution of the A @ E Test Accredited and Equisensy Test for out of school youth and adult in the Pre and Post.

Assessment Measure by the Reading ability of the learner. 5. Distribution of the A @ E Test Accredited and Equisensy Test for out of school youth and adult in the Pre and Post. Assessment Measure by the Counting ability of the learner. 6. Distribution of the A @ E Test Accredited and Equisensy Test for out of school youth and adult in the Pre and Post. Assessment Measure by the Writing ability of the learner. 7. Comparison of the Mean Performance of ALS Learners in the Pre and Post Test on A&E test. 8.