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ERIC Number: EJ1211070
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-May
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0033-3085
The Relationship between Teachers' Emotional Intelligence and Classroom Discipline Management
Valente, Sabina; Monteiro, Ana Paula; Lourenço, Abílio Afonso
Psychology in the Schools, v56 n5 p741-750 May 2019
One of the fundamental problems of educational systems in many countries is related to classroom discipline. This reflects one of the worst problems faced by teachers. Classroom discipline management strategies play an effective role in creating positive teacher-student relationships. One of the factors that influence behavior management in a classroom is emotional intelligence. Therefore, this study analyzing how teachers emotional intelligence influences the management of discipline in a classroom and the relationship between gender, academic formation, and service time of teachers with their emotional intelligence. Its sample comprises 559 basic and secondary school teachers. An Emotional Competence Questionnaire, a Scale of Teacher Efficacy in Classroom Management, and a personal and professional data inquiry have been used as instruments. Results show that teachers who have more capacity to deal with emotion demonstrate a greater management of discipline in the classroom. Most of the relationships in the model are statistically significant.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education; Elementary Education
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Language: English
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