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ERIC Number: EJ1203570
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Abstractor: As Provided
Career Decision Regret as a Predictor: Do Teachers and Administrators Regret Due to Their Career Choice?
World Journal of Education, v9 n1 p38-55 2019
This research aims to explore the relationship between career decision regret, job satisfaction and life satisfaction as well as determining whether career decision regret significantly predicts job satisfaction and life satisfaction. Having a descriptive research design, the research has employed relational survey model. The population of the research holds a total of 7671 teachers and administrators who work at pre-school education institutions, primary, secondary and high schools located within the central provinces of Kahramanmaras. The research sample consists of 365 participants who have been selected through a random sampling method. The research has deployed "Career Decision Regret Scale", "Job Satisfaction Scale" and "Satisfaction with Life Scale". Independent groups t-test, one-way ANOVA test, Pearson correlation and regression analysis have been used during data analysis. Research results have revealed that teachers' and school administrators' career decision regret is at "a little" level; they have experienced a medium level of general, intrinsic and extrinsic satisfaction; they are at the level of "neither agree nor disagree" in terms of life satisfaction; there is a negative and medium level relation between career decision regret and life satisfaction and between career decision regret and job satisfaction; a significant, positive and medium level relation between job satisfaction and life satisfaction; career decision regret is a significant predictor of job satisfaction and life satisfaction; 25% of the total variance of job satisfaction and 22% of the total variance of life satisfaction level of teachers are explained by career decision regret.
Descriptors: Career Choice, Job Satisfaction, Life Satisfaction, Predictor Variables, Foreign Countries, Administrators, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Preschool Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Correlation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey