• Oana Alina Bota Transilvania University of Brasov


teacher’s activity, educational style, , job satisfaction, motivation


The purpose of the research was to discover the associations between teaching
styles and teachers’ job satisfaction and motivation. In this respect, The Teaching
Styles Inventory (CORD, 2005), Job satisfaction questionnaire, an adaptation of
Professional Satisfaction Scale of Warr et al. (1979) by authors Travers and
Cooper (1996), and The Work Preference Inventory (Amabile et. al, 1994) were
used. 285 teachers composed the investigated sample. We identified a statistically
significant difference between the instrinsic motivation factor and the D teaching
style, described by logical learning and the applied representation of concepts
(applied teaching).


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