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Junior high school remedial education teachers' job-related stress, job satisfaction, and professional commitment in Taiwan

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This paper aimed to explore the relationship among job-related stress, job satisfaction, and professional commitment among junior high school resource room teachers in Taiwan. Questionnaires assessing resource room teachers’ job-related stress, job satisfaction, and professional commitment were completed by 167 teachers from 64 junior high schools in Taipei County. Findings of the study were as follow:
1. The resource room teachers reported a medium degree of job-related stress, a medium-high degree of job satisfaction, and a medium-high degree of professional commitment.
2. There were no significant differences in resource room teachers’ job-related stress based on personal background.
3. There were no significant differences in resource room teachers’ job satisfaction based on personal background.
4. There were no significant differences in resource room teachers’ professional commitment based on personal background.
5. The resource room teachers’ perception of job-related stress was negatively related to professional commitment.
6. The resource room teachers’ perception of job satisfaction was positive related to professional commitment.
7. The resource room teachers’ perception of job-related stress was negatively related to job satisfaction.
8. The resource room teachers’ job-related stress and job satisfaction were found to be good predictors of professional commitment.
The study concluded with several suggestions for improving resource room teachers’ job-related stress, job satisfaction and professional commitment.

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Name: 55th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society
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Chen, June. and Chen, Shu-Chen. "Junior high school remedial education teachers' job-related stress, job satisfaction, and professional commitment in Taiwan" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the 55th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society, Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Apr 30, 2011 <Not Available>. 2014-11-26 <http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p494223_index.html>

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Chen, J. S. and Chen, S. , 2011-04-30 "Junior high school remedial education teachers' job-related stress, job satisfaction, and professional commitment in Taiwan" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the 55th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society, Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth, Montreal, Quebec, Canada <Not Available>. 2014-11-26 from http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p494223_index.html

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Abstract: This paper aimed to explore the relationship among job-related stress, job satisfaction, and professional commitment among junior high school resource room teachers in Taiwan. Questionnaires assessing resource room teachers’ job-related stress, job satisfaction, and professional commitment were completed by 167 teachers from 64 junior high schools in Taipei County. Findings of the study were as follow:
1. The resource room teachers reported a medium degree of job-related stress, a medium-high degree of job satisfaction, and a medium-high degree of professional commitment.
2. There were no significant differences in resource room teachers’ job-related stress based on personal background.
3. There were no significant differences in resource room teachers’ job satisfaction based on personal background.
4. There were no significant differences in resource room teachers’ professional commitment based on personal background.
5. The resource room teachers’ perception of job-related stress was negatively related to professional commitment.
6. The resource room teachers’ perception of job satisfaction was positive related to professional commitment.
7. The resource room teachers’ perception of job-related stress was negatively related to job satisfaction.
8. The resource room teachers’ job-related stress and job satisfaction were found to be good predictors of professional commitment.
The study concluded with several suggestions for improving resource room teachers’ job-related stress, job satisfaction and professional commitment.


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