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ERIC Number: EJ984761
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Sep-12
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 55
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Levels of Job Satisfaction of Coaches Providing Education to Mentally Retarded Children in Turkey
Ilhan, Ekrem Levent
Educational Research and Reviews, v7 n23 p502-508 Sep 2012
The purpose of this research is to determine the levels of job satisfaction of sports coaches who are providing education to mentally retarded children and to examine as well as their job satisfaction according to different variables. Survey method was preferred as the data collection tool and "Minnesota Satisfaction Inventory"--developed by Weiss, Dawis, England, Lofquist and Turkish validity and reliability tests performed by Baycan and socio-demographic data collection form were used. Thirty four (34) female, 53 male, total of 87 coaches participated in the research on a voluntary basis from different branches (gymnastics, athletics, table tennis and swimming). For the data analysis; "independent-samples t test" and "one-way ANOVA" test were used. As a result of the research, it is possible to say that the coaches have high levels of job satisfaction. In addition, it is also concluded that the levels of job satisfaction of coaches did not vary according to the variables of gender, age, marital status, primary profession, professional publications, professional experience and financial situation. (Contains 8 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire