Stress Management and Professional Identity Development of Pre-Service Teachers in Mixed Reality Environment
Tugce Gul, Columbus State University, United States ; John Pecore, University of West Florida, United States
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Volume 28, Number 1, ISSN 1059-7069 Publisher: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education, Waynesville, NC USA
The purpose of this qualitative case study is to examine the impact of stress, strategies for coping with stress, and professional identity development of pre-service teachers when teaching to avatars. Research participants consisted of 7 pre-service teachers enrolled in a college of education practicum course at a university in the southeastern United States. The data were obtained from semi-structured interviews, written reflections and observation protocol. The results provided innovative suggestions to teacher education community to provide comprehensive support to pre-service teachers in overcoming stress factors as they navigate their teaching capacity through the many responsibilities required of them.
Gul, T. & Pecore, J. (2020). Stress Management and Professional Identity Development of Pre-Service Teachers in Mixed Reality Environment. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 28(1), 33-62. Waynesville, NC USA: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. Retrieved March 23, 2023 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/210962/.
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