THE EFFECT OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE ON DIVERGENT THINKING ABILITY IN SOLVING MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS PROBLEMS

Edwin Aldrin, Jackson Pasini Mairing, Ardo Subagjo
2020 GAMAPROIONUKLEUS  
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of emotional intelligence on divergent thinking skills in solving statistical mathematical problems in eighth grade students of Junior High School 9 of Palangka Raya. The subjects in this study were 120 grade eighth students of Junior High School 9 of Palangka Raya. The instrument is a questionnaire of emotional intelligence consisting of 31 statements used to measure the level of emotional intelligence of students, and 4 divergent
more » ... al problems to measure students' divergent thinking skills. The results of the classification of emotional intelligence levels of students are 17 students with high levels of emotional intelligence and 113 students with moderate levels of emotional intelligence. Research results show that the average divergent thinking ability in solving mathematical problems of students with high emotional intelligence levels is 52.64 while the divergent thinking ability in solving mathematical problems of students with moderate emotional intelligence levels is 49.56. The results of data analysis showed that there was no real effect of emotional intelligence on divergent thinking skills in solving mathematical problems in statistical material in grade eighth students of Junior High School 9 of Palangka Raya.
doi:10.37304/jpmipa.v1i1.2453 fatcat:dkwpghwrqvgazkfhppw43brl5y