Exploration and Experiment on Implementation of "Social and Emotional Learning" in China for College Students
Education Journal
Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2018, Pages: 108-114
Received: Jun. 7, 2018; Accepted: Oct. 9, 2018; Published: Oct. 26, 2018
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Wu Xianlin, Editorial Department of the School Newspaper, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China
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It is the essential premise and basis of promoting school emotional quotient (EQ) education to explore and formulate scientific EQ educational curriculum system. “Social and Emotional Learning” (SEL) is an educational program aiming to enhance students' EQ and social skills proposed by American scholars, which has been widely implemented and promoted in developed countries such as Europe and America. This paper testified the actual influence of SEL on Undergraduates’ EQ cultivation by experimental study on the object of undergraduates students. There were 57 participants and 29 in the control group. Emotional Intelligence Scale (EIS) was administered before and after intervention. After a semester of social and emotional learning courses, the EQ level of the experimental group was significantly improved. Five dimensions which P <0.05 and the average value of the experimental group was greater than the control group. This result shows that SEL curriculum is of great significance to Undergraduates’ EQ training. The results of this study provide a theoretical basis and reference for the creation of EQ education curriculum in China.
College Students, Social and Emotional Learning, Emotional Quotient, Explorative Experiment
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Wu Xianlin, Exploration and Experiment on Implementation of "Social and Emotional Learning" in China for College Students, Education Journal. Vol. 7, No. 5, 2018, pp. 108-114. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.20180705.11
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