Social Intelligence Model For Teachers

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Social Intelligence (SI) has been under lot of focus in recent years.  New research studies have generated interest in knowing about the influence of social intelligence in teaching and learning transactions.  With advent of ABL and ALM methodologies, greater research awareness to study social intelligence of upper primary teachers have spiralled up over time in India.  This study explores the attributes of social intelligence by means of exploratory factor analyse. A sample of 700 upper primary school teachers of Kanchipuram were administered a self-constructed and validated scale on SI with 30 statements has been used for this purpose.  The data were analysed using AMOS 18 to verify the reliability and also to validate the measurement fit model for Social Intelligence.  SEM used in the study shows that the developed model is of good fit consisting of two attributes viz., patience and cooperation which significantly influence Social Intelligence of the upper primary school teachers in Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu, India.

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