—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.
—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: firstname.lastname@example.org,
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.