Emotional intelligence and religious orientation among secondary school students

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Adnan, Haikal Anuar ; Desa, Asmawati ; Wan Sulaiman, Wan Shahrazad ; Ahmad, Mohamad Irwan ; Mokhtar, Daniella Maryam (2014)
  • Publisher: The National University of Malaysia
  • Subject: BF | LB1603 | BL

This study was carried out to identify the differences of emotional intelligence and religious orientation between students in government secondary schools and religious secondary schools. This study involved 224 respondents that were chosen via purposive sampling technique. The emotional intelligence questionnaire used in this study was based on BarOn’s emotional intelligence theory while religious orientation\ud was measured using the Religion Orientation Scale. Data collected were analysed using the Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) software version 19.0. T-test was used to observe the differences of emotional intelligence and religious orientation between students in government secondary schools and religious secondary schools. The results showed that there were differences in emotional intelligence but no difference was found in religious orientation between students from\ud government secondary schools and religious secondary schools.
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