Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Research indicates teacher isolation is a significant problem affecting teachers. The purpose of this study was to determine whether teachers who had access to electronic mail in the school setting felt less isolated than teachers who did not have access to electronic mail. High School teachers from four high school were asked to complete a survey on their feelings of isolation from colleagues, administrators, and secretarial staff. Two of the high schools were using electronic mail while the other two schools did not. Results were tabulated and at-test was done to determine whether teachers feelings of isolation were significantly reduced when they had access to electronic mail. The results indicated that teachers who had access to electronic mail felt less isolated from colleagues, administrators, and secretarial staff than those teachers who did not have access to electronic mail.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Sharon E. Smaldino
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©1993 Steve Peiffer
Peiffer, Steven, "The effects of electronic mail on teacher isolation" (1993). Graduate Research Papers. 3102.