Volume : III, Issue : XII, December - 2013

Influence of Gender on Interpersonal Intelligence of Higher Secondary + 1 Biology Students in Tirunelveli District

V. Kasirajan, Dr. T. Kanakaraj

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Education is powerful tool empower an individual on all aspect of his/ her life. It is important to enhance our social abilities to thrive in the society. This includes the abilities to interact with others, understand and interpret their behaviour. Those who have strong interpersonal intelligence are good in understanding and interacting with other people. These individuals are skilled at assessing the emotions, motivations, desires and intentions of those around them. Interpersonal intelligence is how we relate to other people. It is about understanding them, working closely with them, cooperating and conveying to them what we are trying to say in a way they understand. This study was carried out to find out the influence of gender on interpersonal intelligence of higher secondary + 1 biology students. A descriptive survey method was adopted by the investigator to conduct this study. The investigator used the simple random sampling technique for selecting the sample. The representative sample consists of randomly selected 1,104 Biology students, studying +1 course, in the higher secondary schools in Tirunelveli District. The tool used in the study was interpersonal intelligence. The interpersonal intelligence prepared and validated by investigator and guide (2011). The investigator found that i) there is significant difference between male and female higher secondary +1 biology students in their empathy, amiability, guidance, respectful behaviour and interpersonal intelligence. ii) There is no significant difference between male and female higher secondary +1 biology students in their social persuasion.

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V.KASIRAJAN, Dr. T. KANAKARAJ Influence of Gender on Interpersonal Intelligence of Higher Secondary + 1 Biology Students in Tirunelveli District Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.III, Issue.XII Dec 2013


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