The Study of Social Intelligence in Adolescents in Roi-Et Province

Abstract

This study aimed to 1)examine the level of Social Intelligence in adolescents in Roi-Et province, Thailand 2)to study correlation between the individual factors and Social Intelligence 3) to investigate the effect of individual factors for enhancing the Social Intelligence. The study was Multi-stage and stratified random sampling: samples were randomized from adolescent who were studying in Secondary school and Vocational school in Roi-Et province (North-East of Thailand) totaling 913 people.The instrument used in this study consisted of questionaires in the Social Intelligence was developed by the researcher. The results were summarized as follows: 1)The study of Social Intelligence in Roi-Et found that the Social Intelligence scores as a whole were high.The mean scores was 3.47, and the standard deviation was 0.66.When the different elements were compared it was found that the Social Intelligence scores for Authenticity had the highest mean followed by the Empathy, Presence, Clarity and Situation Awareness. 2)The individaul factors ( Gender, Age, Study field and GPA) effect to Social Intelligence in adolescents in Roi-Et province with a statistical significance at the .05 level. 3)In the range from 16-18 years of age that there was a high positive correlation between GPA and Social Intelligence with a statistical significance at the .05 level. There were four factors (the range from 12-15 , 19 - 25 years of age, the low - moderate GPA score) that had a negative correlation with Social Intelligence with a statistical significance at the .05 level. 4)The four individual factors: the high and low GPA score, the age range from 11 - 15 years and enrollment in Secondary School effected the Social Intelligence score in Roi-Et province with as statistical significance at the .05 level. This follows my hypothesis. Keywords: Social Intelligence, Adolescent.



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Dussadee Lebkhao, Burapha University, Thailand
Pennapa Kulnapadol, Burapha University, Thailand
Pracha Inang, Burapha University, Thailand

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Conference: ACP2014
Stream: Psychology

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