The Effectiveness of Emotional Intelligence Skills Training on Academic Enthusiasm, Burnout and Self-Regulation in Prodigal Students

Document Type : Research Article


1 PhD Student, Department of Educational Psychology, Ardabil Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ardabil, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Ardabil Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ardabil, Iran

3 Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Ardabil Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ardabil, Iran


Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the effectiveness of emotional intelligence skills training on procrastination, burnout and academic self-regulation of procrastinating students.
Method: The research method is quasi-experimental with a pretest-posttest design with a control group. The statistical population included all third grade male high school students in the academic year 1399-1398 in Shabestar. Thirty negligent students were selected by convenience sampling method and randomly divided into experimental and control groups. The experimental group received emotional intelligence skills for 9 sessions. Data collection tools were questionnaires of academic motivation (Fredericks, Bloomfield and Paris, 2004), academic burnout (Bresso, 1997) and academic self-regulation (Beaufard, Vesio and Laroche, 1995). Analysis of covariance with SPSS22 software was used to analyze the data.
Results: Training of emotional intelligence skills on reducing academic burnout with an effect size of 0.18 (at the level of p <0.05), on increasing academic motivation with an effect size of 0.22 (at the level of p <0.05) and on students' academic self-regulation with an effect size The effect of 0.23 (at the level of p <0.05) was effective and significant.
Conclusion: Burnout, enthusiasm and academic self-regulation of students can be changed by using educational interventions, especially empowerment of emotional skills, and these interventions in academic fields can be the basis for students' psychological well-being.


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