The examination of emotional intelligence, sense of community, perception of social values in gifted and talented students


Ozbey A., Saricam H. , Karduz F. F. A.

JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES & PSYCHOLOGY, cilt.8, ss.64-79, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 8 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES & PSYCHOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.64-79

Özet

The main purpose of this study is to compare the levels of emotional intelligence, perception of social values, and sense of community of gifted/talented students and their normal peers. The sample of research was consisted 122 gifted/talented students and 246 normal students who were selected by appropriate sampling in total 368 middle school and high school students in Izmir. The Revised Schutte Emotional Intelligence Scale, Perception of Social Value Scale, and Sense of Community Scale were used in the study. As a result of the research, gifted/talented students had a higher level of emotional intelligence, sense of community and perception of social values than their normal peers. Pearson correlation analysis showed that positive correlations between emotional intelligence, sense of community, and perception of social values in gifted/talented students. In MANCOVA, giftedness was not enough to explain variation of sense of community and perception of social values.