RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND CLASSROOM CLIMATE

İlknur Durdu, Semiha Şahin

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The purpose of research is to analyze which level Emotional intelligence’s (EQ) dimensions have predicted classroom climate (CC) and to search a relationship between EQ and CC according to secondary school teachers' perceptions. This research in which relational screening model is used is made by quantitative research method and the data has been collected by “Bar-On EQ Scale” and “CC Scale”. Data collection tools have been conducted in 224 teachers in public secondary schools in Buca in İzmir. In data analysis, Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis were used. According to research's results, there is positive and medium level relationship between EQ's dimensions and CC's dimensions. In addition, EQ is a significant predictor of CC's “relation” and “personal growth/goal orientation” in medium level and “system maintenance and change” in high level.

 

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