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Sources of stress and the coping style among trainees teacher in the teacher training colleges in Johor, Malaysia

Yahaya, Azizi and Abd Ghaffar, Mohd. Najib and Ismail, Sharifudin and Ramli, Jamaluddin (2002) Sources of stress and the coping style among trainees teacher in the teacher training colleges in Johor, Malaysia. In: Conference on The Challenge on Learning and Teaching in Brave New World?. Hatyai City College Thailand and School of Cognitive and Education, UUM, 14-16 Oct 2002, UUM, Sintok, Kedah.

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Abstract

Stress has become part & parcel of the human life. Human beings cannot avoid from being Human beings cannot avoid from being stressed. In fact stress has become a necessity in human life. Selye (1956) points out that no human beings can survive without stress. Stress can be either positive or negative. In the case of positive stress (eustress) it act as a motivating factor that enhances achievements whereas negative stress (distress) involves strain, tension and burnout physically and psychologically. Moderate amounts of stress help motivate us and, at times, increase our performance (Moore, Burrows & Dalziel,1992). The amount of stress experienced may be influenced by the individuals ability to effectively cope with stressful events and situations (D Zurilla & Sheedy stressful events and situations (D Zurilla & Sheedy, 1991). Patterson and McCubbin (1987) found that a good Patterson and McCubbin (1987) found that a good coping response helps to promote individual growth.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Stress, teaching profession
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Education
ID Code:6226
Deposited By: Assoc. Prof Dr Azizi Yahaya
Deposited On:14 Aug 2008 23:44
Last Modified:23 Jul 2017 08:48

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