Emotional Intelligence and Its Relationship to the Moderating Effect of Gender on the Students of Tafila Technical University

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Etaf M. Al-Kfaween

Abstract

This study aims to identify the level of emotional intelligence of the students of Tafilah Technical University; in addition to finding out whether there are differences in levels of emotional intelligence amongst the two genders. A sample with 222 university students was selected, of which 117 were males, and 105 were females. The scale of emotional intelligence consisted of 41 phrases, which has five Likert steps, and the scale has three levels, viz., low, medium, and high.

The results showed that the levels of emotional intelligence of the university students are average [3.195]. The females excelled the males in the level of emotional intelligence, in all dimensions. The average of the females’ grades reached 3.567, and the males’ average reached 2.865. The differences showed some statistical indications. The study recommends need of conducting training courses for the students to raise the level of emotional intelligence.

Keywords:
Motional intelligence, students, University, gender, Tafila Technical University.

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Al-Kfaween, E. M. (2018). Emotional Intelligence and Its Relationship to the Moderating Effect of Gender on the Students of Tafila Technical University. Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science, 25(2), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.9734/JESBS/2018/39342
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Original Research Article