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Howard, Stacie-Jo – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Teachers work with students on a daily basis and are expected to conceal their emotions while at work which may eventually become stressful. According to Wong, Ruble, Yu, and McGrew (2017), teachers had an average stress level of about 6.2% out of a 10-point scale falling slightly below that of a firefighter. Subsequently, the turnover rates have…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Faculty Mobility, Low Achievement, Public School Teachers
Ringer, Joanne L. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Public education and teachers are under considerable scrutiny (Gibboney, 2008). With the inception of local, state, and national demands being placed on education, teachers are faced with many challenges (Eppley, 2015). Educational accountability measures have grown out of the political pressures impacting educational policies (Gibboney, 2008).…
Descriptors: Accountability, Teaching Conditions, Stress Variables, Teacher Attitudes
Poyner, Nefertiti B. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
There is a lack of understanding of how teachers in Early Care and Education (ECE) work to overcome occupational stress and burnout. Many investigators have documented the stress and burnout that often result in high levels of attrition in ECE teachers. The purpose of this study was to determine to what degree a teacher's protective factors help…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Resilience (Psychology)
Hood, Joelle M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The teacher stress epidemic has serious consequences, impacting the teacher, the classrooms of students they teach, as well as the school sites and districts in which they work. Educational organizations have a responsibility to help promote the health and wellness of their teachers and to ensure that teacher stress does not negatively impact…
Descriptors: Well Being, Stress Variables, Wellness, School Districts
Kaminska, Agata – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Communication is not only one of the key elements in a successful organization, but also a well-known characteristic of successful leadership. Principals, through understanding how their leadership communication practices affect teachers and relate to the school as a whole, are able to effectively work toward building positive interactions between…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Public Schools
Brown-Woods, Shunji Q. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Job stress in school staff is a concern for school systems and has an impact on many organizational factors within the school setting. The extent to which school personnel are aware of their stress, coping mechanisms and coping strategies is the focus of this study. The literature review highlights various aspects of stress including the…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, School Personnel
Lane, Louis J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Teacher turnover has a significant effect on the overall success of schools. The use of comprehensive turnaround strategies such as the conservatorship process created a problem for a small Southeastern high school by affecting teacher retention rate. A qualitative approach was used to investigate how aspects of turnaround strategies influenced…
Descriptors: Teacher Morale, School Turnaround, Teaching Methods, Stress Variables
Hester, Nichole North – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Teachers report five identified groupings of work related stressors cause their jobs to be stressful. Teacher stress has negative effects on teachers personally, professionally, and on the students they teach. Research has shown participation in yoga classes may reduce the negative effects of stress in many populations. This mixed methods study…
Descriptors: Relaxation Training, Stress Management, Elementary School Teachers, Mixed Methods Research
Dean, Effie J. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Prolonged stress is shown to lead to low productivity, which is one of the leading causes of poor performance, and high absenteeism/turnover in occupational fields (Norton, 2002). The field of education is a prime example of low productivity resulting from prolonged stress (Norton, 2002). Currently, there are many existing studies on environmental…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Personality, Stress Variables, Locus of Control
Roberts, John-Bernard – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This dissertation analyzed the factors that affected the retention of new teachers in the United States. This action research study was conducted utilizing qualitative data. Qualitative methods were relied upon to investigate perspectives from new and veteran teachers. It was proposed that teachers left the profession due to opportunity cost…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Experienced Teachers, Teacher Persistence, Action Research
Brown, Emily Pence – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Vocal fatigue and dysphonia are considered to be common hazards associated with occupational voice users. Teachers, due to the consistent communication demands of the profession, represent the highest percentage of clinical voice disorder patients (Verdolini & Ramig, 2001). Voice related injuries in teachers could result in lost wages due to…
Descriptors: Voice Disorders, Music, Music Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
Kawakyu O'Connor, Nahoko – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study is to better understand college students' experiences of working while in college with the awareness of potential differences based on students' socio-economic status. Working while in college is a prevalent and necessary activity for most students, and this study aims to examine students' decisions to work, and the…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Student Employment, Educational Experience, Decision Making
Hinds, Erika D. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Job dissatisfaction in American public school teachers is at its lowest in 20 years. Workplace stress is a primary factor associated with job dissatisfaction, and teachers are exposed to a range of potential stressors including student problem behavior, difficult interpersonal interactions, and job insecurity. Research has shown significant and…
Descriptors: Public School Teachers, Burnout, Job Satisfaction, Stress Variables
Jeter, Lisa – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Teacher burnout contributes to poor psychological and physical health, absenteeism, early retirement, and leads to inadequate teacher performance with adverse outcomes in student learning and achievement. Effective coping skills have been proposed as possible protectors from the effects of burnout; therefore, examining teachers' coping resources…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teacher Burnout, Coping, Elementary School Teachers
Sotardi, Valerie A. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Elementary school students are confronted with a variety of everyday challenges ranging from comprehension obstacles to interpersonal conflict. Learning to cope effectively with moments of tension is an important part of a child's education because adaptation to stress is likely to influence academic and developmental success. However,…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Anxiety, Coping, Grade 3
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