Reviewing Emotional Intelligence Levels and Time Management Skills among Students of School of Physical Education and Sports

Ziya Bahadir

Abstract


This study aimed at exploring emotional intelligence levels and time management skills of students of school of physical education and sports (SPES) and assessing their emotional intelligence levels and time management skills in terms of some variables. 309 students who studied at SPES of Erciyes University during the 2017-2018 academic year participated in the study that was designed in screening model. In order to determine participant students’ emotional intelligence levels and time management skills; “Schutte Emotional Intelligence Scale”—Turkish adaptation of which was performed by Tatar, Tok, & Saltukoglu (2011) and Time Management Inventory—Turkish adaptation of which was performed by Alay & Kocak (2002) were used as data collection tools. In the study; Mann-Whitney U Test and Independent-Samples T Test were employed for paired comparisons while One Way Anova and Kruskal Wallis Test were used for multiple comparisons. For measurement of correlations, Pearson Correlation Analysis technique was used. According to study results, emotional intelligence levels and time management skills of students of school of physical education and sports were at “moderate level”. Students’ emotional intelligence levels differed significantly in terms of sex, academic grades and academic departments but not in terms of type of high school, sportive branch and age. Students’ time management skills did not change considerably in terms of age, sex, sportive branch, type of high school, academic grades and academic departments. Moreover, a positive and significant correlation existed between students’ emotional intelligence levels and time management skills.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/jel.v7n4p114

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