International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 10, Part D (2019)
A study of teacher aptitude and emotional intelligence of student teachers
Ei Mon Mon Aung
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between teacher aptitude and emotional intelligence of student teachers. The research design for this study is descriptive research survey method. Data were collected by using random sampling technique. A total of 150 student teachers from Yangon University of Education and Sagaing University of Education in Myanmar were used as the sample. The researcher constructed Teaching Aptitude Test based on the teacher aptitude tests of the researchers in India. This test consists of 80 items with four points Likert scale covering five subscales: mental ability, interest in teaching profession, attitude towards children/students, adaptability and moral character. To investigate the emotional intelligence, emotional intelligence scale developed by Nutan Kumar Thigujam and Usha Ram (2000) was used. Before data collection, pilot study was conducted to confirm validity and internal consistency for the questionnaires. It was found that teacher aptitude is positively correlated with emotional intelligence.
How to cite this article:
Ei Mon Mon Aung. A study of teacher aptitude and emotional intelligence of student teachers. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(10):267-269.