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ERIC Number: ED502150
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul-20
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 55
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From Teacher Burnout to Student Burnout
PP, Noushad
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Originally, Burnout was a common work related phenomena resulting of severe stress. Burnout is considered to be a long-term stress reaction that particularly occurs among professionals who work with people in some capacity--like teachers, nurses, or social workers. Although various definitions of burnout exist, it is most commonly described as a psychological syndrome of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and reduced personal accomplishment. Emotional exhaustion refers to feelings of being emotionally overextended and depleted of one's emotional resources. Depersonalization refers to a negative, callous, or excessively detached response to other people who are usually the recipients of one's services or care. Reduced personal accomplishment refers to a decline in one's feelings of competence and successful achievement in one's work. Now, there is a growing trend of using the term burnout in non industrial and non professional settings, especially with students. This paper discusses theoretical concept of burnout and its applications in educational settings and students' learning.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Maslach Burnout Inventory