Vol. 3, Issue 3 (2017)
A survey of relation between occupational stress and teacher effectiveness of diet college teachers
Author(s): D Prasanna Kumari, Dr. G Suneetha Bai
Abstract: The present study was taken up to find out the relationship between occupational stress and teacher effectiveness of teachers working in DIET colleges of united Andhra Pradesh. The study also aimed to find out the difference between teacher effectiveness scores of high stressed and low stressed teachers. Descriptive survey method was adopted for the study. A sample of 480 college teachers from different DIET colleges were selected by stratified random sampling technique. The “Occupational Stress Index” was developed and standardized by Srivastava A.K and Singh (1981), Teacher Effectiveness Scale by Shallupuri and Gakhar S.C were adopted and used for data collection. The data were analysed by using statistical techniques viz., Mean, SD, t-test and coefficient of correlation. The results revealed that there was a significant difference between teacher effectiveness and occupational stress with respect total sample and dimensions of teacher effectiveness. Further, it also revealed that there was a significant difference between teacher effectiveness of teachers working in DIET colleges with high and low occupational stress (as a whole and dimensions of teacher effectiveness).