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ERIC Number: EJ1097772
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0973-8827
A Comparative Study to Measure and Compare the Emotional Intelligence of the Students of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur on Selected Variables
Choudhry, Bushra Naoreen; Gujjar, Aijaz Ahmed
Journal on Educational Psychology, v2 n3 p57-65 Nov 2008-Jan 2009
The main purpose of the paper was to find out the emotional intelligence of the students of faculty of education of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur. In order to get the desired end Wong & Law emotional intelligence scale (WLIS) was used after some amendments according to culture and environment, the scale was pilot tested and the reliability of the scale was 0.808 (Cronbach's Alpha). There are six departments in faculty of education, 300 students of master level, 50 each from each department was considered as sample of the study. After getting the data, the data was tabulated and analyzed by using (SPSS XII) in terms of mean, independent sample t-test and one way ANOVA. The study reveals that there is no significant difference between the scores of male and female students. The students from Geography department having the highest score and the students from Psychology department having the lowest score. The score of the Geography department is significantly better than the scores of Psychology department and Social work department, while there is no significant difference among other departments. There is no significant difference between the scores of science graduates and arts graduates on WLIS. The students having the age group 27-29 years having the highest score, while the students having the age group of 20-23 years having the lowest score and there is no significant difference among the students on variable of age. The study shows that age is directly proportional to the scores on WLIS. The study leads to several conclusions and recommendations.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Pakistan
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