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2009

Teacher Education and Professional Development

University of Denver

OSI-R

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Occupational Stress And Coping Resources Of K-12 Probationary Teachers, Lori Ann Wagner Jan 2009

Occupational Stress And Coping Resources Of K-12 Probationary Teachers, Lori Ann Wagner

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The purpose of the study was to measure what factors impact the stress levels of probationary teachers who may or may not be new to the field of education, to determine what demographic characteristics are related to higher levels of stress, to determine what coping resources were successful in reducing stress, and to compare the stress levels and coping resources of probationary teachers to other professionals.

The study used the OSI-R to determine the stress levels of k-12 probationary teachers as related to role overload, role insufficiency, role ambiguity, role boundary, responsibility, and physical environment as measured by the Occupational ...