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ERIC Number: ED500058
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jul-1
Pages: 10
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 26
ISSN: ISSN-1303-6521
School Climate and Teachers' Perceptions on Climate Factors: Research into Nine Urban High Schools
Gunbayi, Ilhan
Online Submission, Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET v6 n3 article 7 Jul 2007
This study examined the difference in the levels of the variables related to the school climate factors among the teachers teaching social science courses, the teachers teaching natural science courses, and the teachers teaching art, music and physical education. As a result of the analyzes, all the teachers reported open climate in relation to the factors of team commitment, organizational clarity and standards, intimacy and support, autonomy, member conflict, medium climate in relation to the factors of risk and in reward. Additionally, the teachers teaching art, music and physical education reported higher open school climate than others, man than women, single teachers than married ones, the teachers with more degree of education than the ones with a lower degree of education, older teachers than younger ones, and the teachers with less seniority than the ones with more seniority. Finally, some ideas were suggested about what should be done in helping teachers to work in a more desirable open school climate. (Contains 1 figure and 6 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey