—This study aimed to develop the cognition scale of
“Vocational High School Teachers’ Work Stress and Coping
Strategies under the Trend of Fewer Children”. This study was
approved by literary reviews and its research framework to
compile the research tools. The opinions provided from the
experts and scholars in related fields of technic vocation
education and the teacher representatives of vocational high
school of continuing education in groups of electric machinery
and electron, which as the content validity of research tools.
This study using the principle of purposive sampling to select
the pilot test subjects for this study, to pick 9 vocational schools
and sent 124 questionnaires, 102 valid questionnaires retrieves
to implement pilot test. The retrieved pilot test questionnaires
was carry out constructs analysis, factor analysis and
Cronbach α coefficient test by statistical software, and
examined the level of questionnaires’ validity and reliability.
The internal consistency of reliability coefficient is quite well to
questionnaire subscales and the overall scale.
—Fewer children, coping strategies, teachers’
work stress, vocational high school teachers.
The authors are with the Department of Industrial Education and
Technology at National Changhua University of Education (NCUE), Taiwan
(e-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,
Cite: Yi-Chen Chang, Chin-Wen Liao, Yao-Tsung Chiang, and Chia-Ling Shih, "Exploring and Developing the Scale of Vocational High School Teachers’ Work Stress and Coping Strategies under the Trend of Fewer Children," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 382-386, 2015.