RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TEACHERS? LEVELS OF BELIEVE IN EDUCATION AND THEIR EMOTIONAL LABOUR BEHAVIOUR

Abstract

Author(s): Elif ERGĂśN* TĂĽrkan ARGON

Emotional labor can be described as managing feelings in accordance with professional rules. People sometimes need to enhance, suppress or fake their emotions to modify their emotional expression. As in every profession, teaching is also intertwined with the feelings. Sometimes teachers need to restrict, change or hide their feelings in classroom as a part of their job. Since the emotional labor requires a specific effort, it is thought that the teachers? emotional labor behaviour might be related with teachers? beliefs on their occupation and education system. For this reason the aim of this study was to explore the teachers? levels of believe in education and their emotional labour behaviour level. This study also focused on the relationship between these variables. In the study, a survey method in a quantitative research approach was adopted. The population of the study consisted of 311 teachers employed in various school levels during the 2015-2016 academic term. Throughout the study, two different scales; namely, ?Emotional Lobor Scale?, ?Teachers? Levels of Believe in Education Scale (TLBES)? were used to gather data. To analyze data means and standart deviation and correlation analysis were used. The findings of the study revealed that teachers? levels of believe in education are at ?slightly agree? level, their emotional labor behavour is at ?sometimes? level and there is a low, positive and statistically significant relationship between teachers? levels of believe in education and their emotional labor behaviour.

Announcements

You can send your paper at https://www.scholarscentral.org/submissions/international-social-research.html

  • The Journal of International Social Research / Uluslararası Sosyal AraĹźtırmalar Dergisi ISSN: 1307-9581, an international, peer-reviewed, on the web publication, from 2007 will be issued least four times annualy.
  • Our journal is an independent academic publication based on research in social sciences, contributing to its field and trying to publish scientific articles that will bring innovation to the original and social sciences.
  • The journal has got an international editorial board and referee board, mainly embodied from the each individually professional on the social research fields.
  • Uluslararası Sosyal AraĹźtırmalar Dergisi / The Journal of International Social Research became a member of Cross Reff since 2014 and started to assign DOI numbers to the articles. image
Google Scholar citation report
Citations : 27

The Journal of International Social Research received 27 citations as per Google Scholar report

The Journal of International Social Research peer review process verified by publons
Get the App