Examining Primary School Teachers' Coping Styles with Stress According to Different Variables


KILINÇ A. Ç. , RECEPOĞLU E., KOŞAR S.

PEGEM EGITIM VE OGRETIM DERGISI, cilt.5, ss.1-14, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 5 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.14527/pegegog.2015.001
  • Dergi Adı: PEGEM EGITIM VE OGRETIM DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1-14

Özet

The study seeks to explore primary school teachers' coping styles with stress according to such different variables as gender, branch, age, and total teaching experience. A total of 368 teachers employed in 14 primary schools in Ankara participated in the study. "Scale of Coping with Stress" was used to gather data. Independent samples ttest and one-way ANOVA were performed to analyze the data. The results revealed that teachers used self-confident and optimistic coping styles more than others. Results also indicated that teachers' perceptions of coping styles differed significantly on self-confident subscale according to gender variable and that their perceptions differed significantly on optimistic coping style according to both age and total teaching experience variables.