Volume : VIII, Issue : V, May - 2018

A CASE STUDY OF A HIGHLY EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENT SCHOOL TEACHER

Dr. Jakir Hussain Laskar

Abstract :

A case study of a school teacher who secured highest score in emotional intelligence test in the “Teachers Emotional Intelligence Inventory”(tEQi), Mangal(2008), conducted in the Hailakandi district, in this test the concerned teacher secured 988 scores, in tEQi,Mangal(2008). When it is observed that the teacher secured highest scores in the emotional intelligence test, this lead to the corresponding verification on the teacher, why he secured such kind of highest scores? That is why investigator conducted an in–depth case study as an extreme case i.e. from the highly emotional intelligent school teachers’ by using one Semi–Structured Interview Schedule which developed and used by the investigator to collect data from the case related to  highly emotional intelligent school teacher. And in–depth information’s from his work place’s respective schools’ principal, colleagues, students and family members; revealed that this concerned teacher possesses the high qualities of emotional intelligence and adjustment in different diverse situations.

Methodology and Background of the Study

The investigator after selection of a sample teacher for the in–depth case study he collected information pertaining to the dimensions of case study by self–developing anInterview Schedule. The information are based on semi structured interview scheduled.The Information Schedule is used to collect information about the extreme cases of emotionally intelligent teacher, who already secured highest score in tEQi. The information collected on multiple sources such as (1) Interview with the case study’s sample teacher,(2) Interaction with him (3) Observation on him by the Investigator,(4) Interaction with his/her wife/husband /son/daughter /other family members,(5) Interaction about him with his students(6) Interaction with his principal(7) Interaction with his colleagues about him,(8) Interaction with his friends,(9)Interaction with his neighbours,(10) checking, analysis of the school attendance register/ other records/ files on which he works.

The investigator putted questions on anecdotal situations, tailor–made, open ended, may be closed type also, one or more questions may be from same area in a holistic approach. The investigator visited his job place/school, house to meet with his students, colleagues, principal, family members, neighbours, friends and so on and have gathered details information.

Instructions had made mentioning that, “Dear teacher, the purpose of these case study isto conduct in–depth case study on you. As because you have already scored highest as an extreme case of emotionally Intelligent teacher/ adjustable teacher. The information whatever will be collected from you, will be used for research purpose only. The results of these case study ultimately shall be useful to recommend for further development of education system. Your co–operation is highly solicited.’’ It is also assured that his identification shall be express only in the Pseudonym of the teacher as NILGIRI.

Collected, analysis of the data about the highly emotionally intelligent teacher is as follows.

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Dr. Jakir Hussain Laskar, A CASE STUDY OF A HIGHLY EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENT SCHOOL TEACHER, INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH : Volume-8 | Issue-5 | May-2018


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