Reading InterventionCorrelation Between Emotional Intelligence and Reading Competence in High School Students.

  1. Jiménez, Elena del Pilar 1
  2. Alarcón, Rafael 2
  3. de Vicente-Yague, María Isabel 3
  1. 1 Universidad de Jaén

    Universidad de Jaén

    Jaén, España


  2. 2 Universidad de Málaga

    Universidad de Málaga

    Málaga, España


  3. 3 Universidad de Murcia

    Universidad de Murcia

    Murcia, España


Revista de psicodidáctica

ISSN: 1136-1034

Year of publication: 2019

Volume: 24

Issue: 1

Type: Article

DOI: 10.1016/J.PSICOD.2018.10.001 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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  • Year 2019
  • Journal Impact Factor: 3.05
  • Journal Impact Factor without self cites: 2.525
  • Article influence score: 0.448
  • Best Quartile: Q1
  • Area: PSYCHOLOGY, EDUCATIONAL Quartile: Q1 Rank in area: 9/60 (Ranking edition: SSCI)
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  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.837
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  • CiteScore of the Journal : 3.8
  • Area: Education Percentile: 90
  • Area: Developmental and Educational Psychology Percentile: 78

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In the present work, a reading intervention program was carried out in high school students during two academic years, in order to evaluate its effectiveness on reading comprehension and emotional intelligence. 521 high school students participated, of which 244 are male students and 277 are female students. In the intervened group (n=258) the reading is explained by meaning of tokens, 30 random juvenile readings are chosen and read at home by the students, without working on reading competence or emotional intelligence in a specific way, nor the construct of the motivation. In the control group (n=263), the guidelines specified in the current curriculum published by the Ministry of Education of the Junta de Andalucía are followed. The results show an increase in reading comprehension and emotional intelligence in the experimental group after the intervention. The results point to a direct relationship between reading habits, reading competence and emotional intelligence, in the same way, the results in the intervention group are significantly better than in control in both reading and emotional intelligence.

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