Empirical Study of Job Burnout Among Higher Vocational College Teachers

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 269)

Abstract

Long working hours, frequent multitasking, and relatively high burden coming from the nature of higher vocational college teachers’ job make them tend to suffer from job burnout. Job burnout usually quenches teaching passion, threats teachers’ mental and physical health, and thus slow down the development of education. This work compares job burnout situations in three higher vocational colleges of different quality, trying to explore new ways to control job burnout among higher vocational college teachers.

Keywords

Job burnout Higher vocational education Intercollegiate comparison 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Foreign LanguageAnqing Vocational and Technical CollegeAnqingChina

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