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Emotional labor a significant predictor of burnout: a study of Teacher Educators
  • Ravi Kant
Ravi Kant
Central University of South Bihar, Gaya, India

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Abstract

Emotional behavior of teacher in classroom plays a significant role in teaching learning process of the students. Teaching profession is a profession which demands much more emotional delivery before the learner. On daily basis teachers interacts with students and they exchange their emotions with each other that is the most significant determinant of teaching learning process. Equilibrium between teacher‘s emotional and physical state is important because it has a wide impact of students. Therefore, this study is specially focused on emotional labor and burnout among teacher educator of Gaya District and also explore whether what type of relationship is there between emotional labor and burnout. With the help of data obtained from 200 teacher educators this study revealed that Male teacher educators were significantly differ on emotional labor in comparison to their female counterpart. Locality does not have anything to play on emotional labor of teacher educators but experience had a significant role in emotional labor. More experienced teacher educators were found significant on emotional labor in comparison of less experienced. In case of Burnout, gender and experience does not play any role of teacher educators but they were significantly differing on the basis of locality. ANOVA and regression analysis revealed that emotional labor is significantly contributing on burnout.