Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2006

Full Length Research Paper

A comparison of burnout levels of preschool teachers in terms of having integration students in their classes or not

Umit SAHBAZ*
  • Umit SAHBAZ*
  • Special Education Department, Ege University Faculty of Education, Ä°zmir, Turkey.
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Nazife KOYUTURK KOCER
  • Nazife KOYUTURK KOCER
  • Gazi University, EÄŸitim Bilimleri Enstitüsü,Temel EÄŸitim Anabilim Dalı, Okulöncesi eÄŸitimi bilim dalı, Ankara, Turkey.
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  •  Received: 29 November 2016
  •  Accepted: 06 March 2017
  •  Published: 23 March 2017

Abstract

The aim of the present study is to compare burnout levels of preschool teachers who have integration students in their classes and those who do not. The sample of the study consists of 185 preschool teachers working in Isparta city and town centers. The data of the study were collected using the Burnout Inventory developed by Maslach and Jackson (1981) and the personal information form designed by the researchers. The data were analyzed with t-Test using SPSS-20. The results of the study showed no statistically significant difference between the burnout levels of preschool teachers’ who have integration students in their classes and those who do not.

Key words: Burnout, integration, preschool teachers.