Canonical Analysis of the Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Academic Performance Evaluation

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Prof., Faculty of management, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

2 MSc. in educational management, Urmia University, Iran

3 MSc. in educational management, Beheshti university, Tehran, Iran


The purpose of this research was to investigate the relationship between emotional intelligence and academic performance evaluation. The population of the study included faculty members of the University of Urmia in 1391. To select a sample, stratified random sampling method was used while considering the proportions. In total, 200 people were selected. The study was of descriptive - correlational type. To collect data, the standardized questionnaire of Syber Yashring and the researcher-made academic performance evaluation questionnaire were used in five-point Likert scale. Data collected based on the research hypotheses was analyzed using canonical correlation analysis. The results of canonical analysis confirmed the 99 percent probability of the correlation between the two sets of variables. The results of multiple regression showed that the components of self-awareness, empathy, social skills, and self-motivation are good predictors of academic disciplines criterion, scientific ability and teaching method.