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Liu, Shujie; Zhao, Decheng; Xie, Wei – International Journal of Educational Management, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate Chinese teachers' attitudes toward performance pay. Specifically, this study examined the extent to which Chinese teachers supported performance-pay programs. The study also examined the effects of these programs on teachers, particularly on their levels of collaboration, work motivation, and…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Salaries, Questionnaires, Performance Based Assessment
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Grissom, Jason A.; Loeb, Susanna; Mitani, Hajime – Journal of Educational Administration, 2015
Purpose: Time demands faced by school principals make principals' work increasingly difficult. Research outside education suggests that effective time management skills may help principals meet job demands, reduce job stress, and improve their performance. The purpose of this paper is to investigate these hypotheses. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Principals, Time Management, Administrator Responsibility, Hypothesis Testing
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Asri, Dahlia Novarianing; Setyosari, Punaji; Hitipeuw, Imanuel; Chusniyah, Tutut – International Education Studies, 2017
Among the main causes of low learning achievement in mathematics learning is a delayed behavior to do tasks, commonly called academic procrastination. The objectives of this research are to describe and to explain the causal factors and consequences of academic procrastination in learning mathematics for junior high school students. This research…
Descriptors: Junior High School Students, Mathematics Instruction, Qualitative Research, Low Achievement
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Ball, Annahita; Anderson-Butcher, Dawn – Children & Schools, 2014
Expanded school mental health (ESMH) programs are critical for addressing children's social and emotional development in schools. As broad, multisystem approaches, ESMH programs rely on teachers for effective and sustainable primary, secondary, and tertiary school mental health service delivery. In light of the increasing mental health needs…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Stress Variables, Work Environment, Mental Health
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Stupnisky, R. H.; Weaver-Hightower, M. B.; Kartoshkina, Y. – Studies in Higher Education, 2015
The purpose of this mixed methods study was to investigate and test the factors contributing to new faculty members' success. In the first phase, qualitative analysis of focus groups revealed four prominent themes affecting new faculty members: expectations, collegiality, balance, and location. In the second phase, new faculty members completed an…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Success, Expectation
Whitaker, Todd; Good, Madeline Whitaker; Whitaker, Katherine – Educational Leadership, 2019
Being a new teacher is especially stressful and overwhelming: classroom management challenges, lack of administrator support, work-related stress, and feelings of isolation are pushing some to leave the profession all too soon. There are five actions, however, that principals can take to make new teachers a priority now, explain the authors of…
Descriptors: Principals, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Observation
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Pitcher, Erich N. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2017
Historically, minority stress theory focused on the experiences of "sexual minorities;" this study extends minority stress theory to understand the unique stressors that trans* individuals face in academic workplaces. Using interview data from 10 trans* college and university faculty, I fill a noted gap in the literature and examined the…
Descriptors: Minority Group Teachers, Sexual Identity, College Faculty, Aggression
Areekkuzhiyil, Santhosh – Online Submission, 2011
Background: Quality faculty members is a must for any higher education institution aspiring for Quality. Organisational stress one of the most important factors influencing the quality and efficiency of the faculty. Hence, the Organisational stress has to be managed in such a way that it should contribute to the quality of higher education. Hence…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Teaching Conditions, Faculty College Relationship
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
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Pop-Vasileva, Aleksandra; Baird, Kevin; Blair, Bill – Accounting Education, 2014
This study examines the work-related attitudes of Australian accounting academics. A survey of 350 academics provides an insight into the specific organisational and institutional factors associated with the dissatisfaction, stress levels, and propensity to remain of academics. Of particular concern is the lower level of satisfaction and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accounting, College Faculty, Work Attitudes
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Karakus, Mehmet – Educational Studies, 2013
This study aims to clarify the effect of emotional intelligence (EI) on negative feelings (stress, anxiety, burnout and depression) in a gender specific model. Four hundred and twenty-five primary school teachers (326 males, 99 females) completed the measures of EI, stress, anxiety, burnout and depression. The multi-group analysis was performed…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Gender Differences, Elementary School Teachers, Coping
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Pyhältö, Kirsi; Pietarinen, Janne; Soini, Tiina – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2015
The aim of this study was to examine teacher learning in terms of teachers' professional agency in the professional community of the school. Altogether 2310 Finnish comprehensive school teachers completed a survey. Results showed that teachers' active efforts to learn in the professional community and to promote school development cannot be…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Foreign Countries, Teacher Surveys, Communities of Practice
Gibbons, Chris – Psychology Teaching Review, 2012
The aim was to explore the predictive ability of sources of stress and a range of dispositional and coping behaviours on student satisfaction and motivation. Most research exploring sources of stress and coping in students construes stress as psychological distress, with little attempt to consider positive experiences of stress. A questionnaire…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Student Motivation, Self Efficacy, Student Attitudes
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Cheng, Eric C. K.; Wu, S. W.; Hu, Jim – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
Teachers and school administrators in Hong Kong have had to cope with more work and performance pressure as they strive to implement educational reforms aimed at deepening students' life-long learning skills. Management systems, which save time and transfer ideas, experiences, and knowledge more efficiently could help schools meet reform goals and…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Case Studies, Story Telling, Taxonomy
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
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