ERIC Number: ED225953
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
School Climate and Teacher Stress. Final Report of the Ohio Teacher Institute (1980-81).
Toledo Univ., OH. Coll. of Education.
A final report is presented on a summer institute designed to introduce teachers to concepts and techniques for understanding and addressing problems of school climate and teacher stress at four levels: (1) the individual professional; (2) the school arena; (3) the classroom; and (4) the individual student. Sections of this report present information on the summer institute's rationale and outcomes, summer and fall program activities, institute staff, participant evaluation and pre-/post-test results, external evaluation, implementation activities and school climate study, and a final budget summary. Also described are sessions focusing on identifying factors that contribute to stress, coping with stress, realizing the impact of stress on personal and professional life, cooperating with colleagues to reduce stress factors, and techniques for dealing with disruptive students. Appendixes include: (1) participants' daily program evaluations for the 10 summer sessions and 5 fall follow-up sessions; (2) copies of the external evaluator's preliminary and final reports; (3) copies of the implementation activity and response formats; and (4) a final budget summary. (JD)
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Institutes (Training Programs), Participant Satisfaction, Program Evaluation, Staff Development, Stress Variables, Summer Programs, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Morale, Teacher Workshops, Teaching Conditions
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Teacher Corps.
Authoring Institution: Toledo Univ., OH. Coll. of Education.