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American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, 3(10), 1267-1269
DOI: 10.12691/education-3-10-9
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Surveying the Effect of Emotional Intelligence and Meta-cognition on Psychological Capital of High School Teachers in Boushehr Province

Seyyed Mohsen Mohammadi1, , Ali Taghipour Zahir2, Nader Gholi Ghourchian3 and Parivash Jafari1

1Educational Administration, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2Curricular Planning & Higher Education, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

3Curriculum and Supervision, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Pub. Date: October 09, 2015

Cite this paper:
Seyyed Mohsen Mohammadi, Ali Taghipour Zahir, Nader Gholi Ghourchian and Parivash Jafari. Surveying the Effect of Emotional Intelligence and Meta-cognition on Psychological Capital of High School Teachers in Boushehr Province. American Journal of Educational Research. 2015; 3(10):1267-1269. doi: 10.12691/education-3-10-9

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to survey the effect of emotional intelligence (EI) and meta-cognition on psychological capital (PC) of high school teachers in Boushehr province. This is a descriptive-surveying research in which 2809 teachers of Bousher province were considered as the study population among which 341 persons were randomly selected as sample based on stratified sampling. Data were gathered via some standard questionnaires including psychological capital (Luthans), Spirituality (Miliman), Emotional Intelligence (Broadway), and Meta-Cognition (Wells). Face and Content-related validity were applied to measure the validity of the questionnaires while applying Cronbach's Alpha showed acceptable reliabilities. Some descriptive and inferential indices such as frequency, mean, SD, Pearson's Correlation Coefficient, stepwise regression, ANOVA, and SEM were also applied to analyze the gathered data. Findings showed that emotional intelligence, spirituality, and meta-cognition had a positive effect on psychological capital.

Keywords:
psychological capital (PC) emotional intelligence (EI) spirituality(S) meta-cognition (MC) Boushehr Province (BP)

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