Analysis of the Predictive Role of Teachers' Effective Communication Skills and Motivation Levels on Classroom Management Profiles
- Effective communication skills, Motivation, Authoritarian classroom management profile, Authoritative classroom management profile, Laissez-faire classroom management profile, Indifferent classroom management profile.
The aim of this study is to determine the predictive role of teachers' effective communication skills and motivation levels on classroom management profiles. In the research, relational screening model was used. The population of the study consists of 1575 teachers working in Etimesgut, Ankara in the 2017-2018 academic year and the sample of the study consists of 294 teachers selected by convenience sampling method. The data required for the research were collected using the Effective Communication Skills Scale, Adult Motivation Scale and Classroom Management Profile Scale. Correlation and stepwise regression analysis were used for data analysis. In the analyzes conducted, it is seen that the variable with the highest mean is effective listening dimension in the effective communication skills, intrinsic motivation dimension in motivation and classroom management profile sub-dimension which is authoritative classroom management profiles dimension in the classroom management profiles. According to the results of the correlation analysis, the highest relations are between authoritarian classroom management profile and extrinsic motivation; authoritative classroom management profile and I-language. According to the results of stepwise regression analysis, effective communication skills and motivation only predict the indifferent classroom management profile together. At the end of the study, suggestions for increasing effective communication skills and motivation levels of teachers were presented.