The relationship of trait EI with academic performance: a meta-analytic review

Perera, Harsha and Athanasou, James (2012) The relationship of trait EI with academic performance: a meta-analytic review. In: Joint International Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education and the Asia Pacific Educational Research Association (AARE 2012): Regional and Global Cooperation in Educational Research, 2-6 Dec 2012, Sydney, Australia.

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Purpose. In the past decade, there has been considerable debate among scholars over whether trait emotional intelligence (trait EI) predicts academic performance (AP). Theoretically, trait EI may directly and indirectly, albeit modestly, influence AP; however, relations of trait EI with AP have been inconsistent across studies, raising the possibility that the observed relation may be moderated by methodological and theoretical factors. This meta-analysis aimed to assess the validity of trait EI for predicting AP and test moderators of the relation between the constructs

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: AARE does not ask for copyright of refereed papers – copyright remains vested with the author.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2013 04:20
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 03:56
Uncontrolled Keywords: emotional intelligence; personality traits
Fields of Research : 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170109 Personality, Abilities and Assessment
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2001 Communication and Media Studies > 200105 Organisational, Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education

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