Marmee Rochelle Malinao Potenciando, Ron Danelle Cabalquinto, Evander Duliguez, Rollen Joie Labarca


This descriptive correlational design study aimed to describe the significant relationship between emotional intelligence and the fake news quotient of BPE students. The results from 200 BPE students from the College of Teacher Education of the University of Mindanao revealed the following: the level of emotional intelligence was high; the level of fake news quotient was high; when correlated, there is a significant and moderate positive relationship among the variables. This implies that emotional intelligence could moderately affect the fake news quotient of BPE students, where emotional intelligence will allow them to determine fake news. However, having an average level of emotional intelligence will not only be the factor that influences the determination of fake news. Thus, determining the students' emotional intelligence level provides insight to teachers on how emotional intelligence may affect the fake news quotient of BPE students.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejpe.v11i1.5388


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