RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TEACHER CREATIVITY AND JOB SATISFACTION
Keywords:Teacher Creativity, Job satisfaction, Professional, Administrative, Personal, Societal aspects, Teaching Profession
The present study focused on the relationship between teacher creativity and job satisfaction among degree college lecturers in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The successfulness of any educational program basically depends on the right performance and acceptance of teacher community. This mainly depends on their satisfaction in their profession. The teacher in the present situation is facing various academic and administrative issues. The teacher creativity in relation to various professional, administrative, personal and societal aspects is involved in the teacher profession. The aspects teacher creativity and job satisfaction are conceptually independent and practically interdependent.
The data were collected from 146 lecturers working in 10 degree colleges of Vizianagaram district by way of standardized creativity scale developed by Undurty (1990) and standardized job satisfaction scale by Rao (1986). The collected data were analyzed by Means, Standard Deviations, t-values and Co-efficient of correlation for testing the various hypotheses that are framed. Later the results were discussed and certain conclusions were drawn. On overall observation of the study some educational implications were given.
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