The relationship between accounting students emotional intelligence and test anxiety on their academic achievements

Fatin Nabilah, Binti Amir (2017) The relationship between accounting students emotional intelligence and test anxiety on their academic achievements. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Emotional intelligence and test anxiety are both crucial in determining academic achievement. This study provides an insight into the relationship between emotional intelligence (EQ), test anxiety (TA) and academic achievements among first-year full-time enrolled Accounting students at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) in Kota Samarahan, Sarawak. Quantitative approach was used to measure the variables in the study. Survey data on the respondents ( N = 66) was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistical analysis in SPSS. Pearson correlation and independent sample T-test was utilized to determine the existence and strength of relationships between variables. Results showed that there is no significance relationship found between EQ and TA, a negative relationship found between EQ and academic achievements, and a negative relationship between TA and academic achievements. Analysis from finding indicate a necessity to create an awareness among the lecturers to pay adequate attention to the importance of EQ and TA in the delivery of courses , to enhance the academic performance of students.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2017.
Uncontrolled Keywords: emotional intelligence, test anxiety, accounting students, academic achievements, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2018 07:50
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2022 02:40

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