A Convergence Study about Effects of Emotional Intelligence Program - Meta analysis

정서지능 향상 프로그램에 대한 융합적 연구 -메타분석의 활용

  • Kim, Kyung-Hee (Dept. of Early Childhood Education, Dongshin University)
  • 김경희 (동신대학교 유아교육학과)
  • Received : 2017.10.11
  • Accepted : 2017.12.20
  • Published : 2017.12.28


The purpose of this study was using a meta-analysis to estimate effect size of emotional intelligence program. Using a statistical method, meta-analysis has advantages that prove intervention's amount and direction. Meta-analysis facilitates comprehensive analysis. Through the data collection, 33studies were selected and 92 effect size were calculated as analysis objects. The overall effect size of emotional intelligence program was 0.839. Depend on subordinate scope, the emotional cognition had the largest effect size. Next were the understanding domain, application domain, the regulation domain and the expression domain. Analysis on age of participant, adult group had the largest effect size. Next were the elementary students group and the adolescent group. Based on the findings, implications for future study were discussed.


Emotional intelligence;Emotional intelligence program;Intervention;Emotional disorder;Meta-analysis


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