A Metasynthesis Study Related to Exhaustion Concept of Teachers in Turkey

Bekir Barış Cihan, Ebru Araç Ilgar


The aim of the research is to determine teachers' exhaustion levels in Turkey, reasons, related factors, different
researches the effects of subject areas have been carried out directly about issues in a systematic manner, gathering
the studies that have been done over the last decade and making its meta-synthesis. Totally 35 studies consisting of
26 theses and 9 articles determined by the purposeful sampling method between 1998 and 2018 were analyzed by a
planned meta-synthesis study in the qualitative research design. In order to determine the studies that will be
included in the research; The National Teaching Center of the Higher Education Council, Google Academic search
engine, DergiPark, TUBITAK Ulakbim and ERIC databases were used. The sample group of studies used for
analysis constitutes exhaustion studies on teachers in public and private schools. According to research findings, the
studies carried out mainly concentrated on the four subscales. These are; the studies on the exhaustion and
demographic characteristics, the studies on the emotional states and the intelligence dimensions, the studies about the
organization and the states of belonging. In conclusion, in the context of the analyses made, it is considered that this
study will be useful in terms of future research direction and awareness of the exhaustion that teachers experience.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/wje.v8n5p31

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