A Study Of Social Intelligence Among Prospective Teachers Of Punjab

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Jasleen Kaur, Dr. Mamta Roy, Dr. Rajesh Kumar


The present study is an attempt to explore the social intelligence among teacher trainees who are being groomed to be future nation builders. Social intelligence of pupil teachers was measured on the basis of their gender and types of teaching subjects. The descriptive survey method was used to conduct the study. The sample of the survey consists of 400 pupil-teachers who had enrolled in B.Ed.  co-educational B.Ed colleges in selected districts of Punjab for the session 2018-19. The Social Intelligence Scale by Dr. N. Chadha and Usha Ganesan (2004) was administrated to collect the data. The collected data was analyzed through SPSS software and proper statistical methods like the means, SDs and SEs were calculated. The results demonstrated that the social intelligence of males and females did not significantly differ as t-value was non-significant. The results also show that there were no differences found between prospective teachers of humanities and science groups.

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