PROFESSIONAL COMMITMENT OF SECONDARY TEACHER EDUCATORS IN RELATION TO THEIR SELF-EFFICACY AND WORK MOTIVATIONJournal: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (Vol.4, No. 31)
Publication Date: 2017-04-07
Authors : Neelama Devi; Ajay Kumar Attri;
Page : 5642-5647
Keywords : Keywords: Professional Commitment; Self-Efficacy; Work Motivation and Teacher Educators;
The present study is designed to explore the professional commitment among teacher educators in relation to their self-efficacy and work motivation. Self-efficacy and motivation are the key factors that contribute toward the professional commitment of the teacher educators. This study has dynamic importance because nation builders are built by teacher educators directly and indirectly and the nourishment of the backbone of the nation lies in the hands of teacher educators. This study is conducted on teacher educators of private B.Ed. colleges of Himachal Pradesh. A sample of the study consisted of 240 teacher educators working in private B.Ed. colleges. Data for professional commitment and self-efficacy was gathered through professional commitment scale by Sood (2011) and self-efficacy scale adapted by Attri (2005). The data for work motivation of teacher educators collected through the self developed scale. Analysis of data was done by using ‘t'-test. The finding of the study indicated that secondary teacher educators having high self-efficacy had higher professional commitment as compare to their counterpart teacher educators having low self-efficacy. Whereas, secondary teacher educators having high and low work motivation had almost professional commitment of teacher educators having high and low work motivation.
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