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Exploring the Influences of Teacher’s Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence on Students’ Academic Achievement

1Department of Education, Tamil University, Thanjavur, India


American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, Vol. 3 No. 9, 1159-1162
DOI: 10.12691/education-3-9-15
Copyright © 2015 Science and Education Publishing

Cite this paper:
P. Srinivasan. Exploring the Influences of Teacher’s Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence on Students’ Academic Achievement. American Journal of Educational Research. 2015; 3(9):1159-1162. doi: 10.12691/education-3-9-15.

Correspondence to: P.  Srinivasan, Department of Education, Tamil University, Thanjavur, India. Email: seenuthilaka@yahoo.com

Abstract

The study examined the influences of teacher’s intelligence or emotional intelligence on student achievement. The participants were 59 teachers of Thanjavur and Villupuram districts of the state Tamil Nadu. The research is of descriptive method and incorporates the use of survey technique. Data is collected using Emotional Intelligence Scale constructed and validated by the investigator and Performance Intelligence Scale for adults. Data is subjected to analysis using SPSS version 21. The study showed that emotional intelligence of teachers is influential than intelligence in enhancing the achievement of students.

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