The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences of academic scholars’ discontentment as regards the grading system in their school and describe their insight to share to their peers and to the academe in general. Phenomenological approach was utilized with 20 academic scholars from General Santos City and Sarangani Province college institution, Philippines for School Year 2015-2016 who were picked to undergo in depth interview and focused group discussion. The results of the interview were transcribed, translated and coded to produce themes. As regards to academic scholars’ experiences, the following were the themes: intensification, optimism, reinforcement and support, indifference and diversion. As to their insights, the themes generated were benefits of scholarship, challenge of scholarship, scholarship perspective and generosity of spirit.
Prof. Dr. Bilal BİLGİN