IJSSH 2015 Vol.5(4): 408-412 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2015.V5.490

The Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Teaching Effectiveness of Lecturers in Public and Private Universities in Malaysia

Siti Asiah Md. Shahid, Syahrina Hayati Md. Jani, Mary Thomas, and Peter Francis
Abstract—This article examines the relationship between emotional intelligence and teaching effectiveness of knowledge workers who are lecturers in public and private universities in Perak, Malaysia. The conceptual framework of this study is based on the model of emotional intelligence (Nelson & Low, 1998), and the concept of teaching effectiveness (Aregbeyen, 2010). A total of 275 lectures from both public and private were selected as respondents through random sampling technique. Findings indicated that teaching effectiveness was significantly related with all the five components of emotional intelligence at .01 level.

Index Terms—Emotional intelligence, teaching effectiveness, knowledge workers, lecturers, higher educational institution.

The authors are with the University Technology Mara Perak, Malaysia, 32610 Seri Iskandar, Malaysia (e-mail: sitia348@perak.uitm.edu.my, syahr520@perak.uitm.edu.my, maryt@perak.uitm.edu.my, peter034@perak.uitm.edu.my ).

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Cite: Siti Asiah Md. Shahid, Syahrina Hayati Md. Jani, Mary Thomas, and Peter Francis, " The Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Teaching Effectiveness of Lecturers in Public and Private Universities in Malaysia," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 408-412, 2015.

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