Teacher’s Resilience Role in Mitigating Incivility and Negative Behavioral Interaction of Students Due to Social Media Usage: A Novel Construct
Keywords:Teacher Resilience, Student’s Incivility, Negative Behavioral Interaction of Social Media Usage, Social Media Usage
Resilience is considered as "the ability of an individual or group to perform effectively despite exposure to stress or adversity." It is regarded as a measure of how well an individual or group can cope with stress and remain productive after experiencing negative exposure. This study has applied the concept of “Teacher Resilience” by adopting it as an independent variable. In addition, purpose of this study is to examine the novel relationship between “Teacher resilience”, “Student’s incivility” and “negative behavioral interaction of social media usage”. Similarly, this study also aims to examine the impact of Teacher resilience on Student’s incivility and negative behavioral interaction of social media usage. Convenience sampling was selected as a data collection sampling technique as population of the study was unknown and intended to gather the data from educational sector of Pakistan particularly high school institutions. In this context, by considering the convenience of researcher’s data were collected through this sampling technique and total 284 responses were recorded via floating the structured questionnaires. Items of the questionnaire were adapted from previous studies on predefined scales. Furthermore, SPSS was used for data analysis and to present the statistical results. Findings of the study concluded that There is a correlation among “Teacher resilience”, “Student’s incivility” and “Negative behavioral interaction of social media usage and predictor has a profound impact on dependent variables. Further studies may be suggested to examine the similar constructs in different work settings with different methodology, research design and sample size.
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