Inauthentic expressions of enthusiasm: Exploring the cost of emotional dissonance in teachers
Jamie L. Taxer, Stanford University, United States ; Anne C. Frenzel, University of Munich, Germany
Learning and Instruction Volume 53, Number 1, ISSN 0959-4752 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Research on teacher enthusiasm has, to date, neglected how expressing enthusiasm influences teachers, particularly if they do not enjoy teaching at sufficiently high levels. To address this issue, we investigated whether teachers express teaching enthusiasm and experience teaching-related enjoyment at varying levels, and if so, how these varying levels relate to teachers' occupational well-being. In a preliminary study, we investigated whether teachers' (
Taxer, J.L. & Frenzel, A.C. (2018). Inauthentic expressions of enthusiasm: Exploring the cost of emotional dissonance in teachers. Learning and Instruction, 53(1), 74-88. Elsevier Ltd.