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ERIC Number: ED012703
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 13
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Reference Count: 0
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UTILIZATION OF TEACHER TIME, A SURVEY.
HECK, WILLIAM; AND OTHERS
TO DETERMINE PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES OTHER THAN TEACHING, QUESTIONNAIRES WERE SENT TO 1,200 TEACHERS IN THE GAMMA EPSILON (INDIANA) AREA. ANALYSIS OF 630 RETURNS (311 ELEMENTARY, 166 JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL, 153 HIGH SCHOOL) SHOWED THAT TEACHERS SPENT 25-30 HOURS A WEEK IN NONTEACHING ACTIVITIES, AS FOLLOWS--(1) ABOUT 3 HOURS A WEEK IN BUILDING ASSIGNMENTS (SUCH AS LUNCHROOM SUPERVISION), (2) FROM 100 TO 300 HOURS A YEAR IN PAID ACTIVITIES (COACHING AND YEARBOOK SPONSOR), (3) 17-18 HOURS A WEEK IN CLASS PREPARATION, MARKING PAPERS, KEEPING RECORDS, STUDENT AND PARENT CONFERENCES, AND STUDENT SUPERVISION, (4) 2-4 HOURS A WEEK ATTENDING FACULTY, PTA, AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS, AND SPONSORING STUDENT ACTIVITIES (NOT INVOLVING EXTRA PAY), AND (5) 25-50 HOURS A YEAR IN UNPAID EXTRA ASSIGNMENTS (SUCH AS CHAPERONING AND TICKET TAKING). TEACHERS HAVE AN AVERAGE OF 4 1/2 HOURS A WEEK FREE TIME. ABOUT 20 PERCENT OF THEM DEVOTE AN AVERAGE OF 3 HOURS A WEEK TO GRADUATE STUDY. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa, Bloomington, IN.
Identifiers: Phi Delta Kappa