Examining the Differences between the Job Satisfaction of STEM and Non-STEM Novice Teachers with Leaving Intentions
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2018 by the authors. This paper examines the differences between the job satisfaction of STEM and non-STEM novice teachers with leaving intentions (hereafter STEM NTLI) by analyzing School and Staffing Survey 2011-12 data. The results of multiple regression analyses and various Z-tests show that support from the school and collaboration with colleagues are strong predictors for STEM and non-STEM NTLI. STEM NTLI focus more on professional development, autonomy in teaching, and the behavior of their students, whereas non-STEM NTLI focus more on participation in school policies. The implications for teachers and teacher educators are also discussed.
EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education
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Wang, K. e., Chen, Z., Luo, W., Li, Y., & Waxman, H.
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Wang, Ke||Chen, Zhuo||Luo, Wen||Li, Yeping||Waxman, Hersh