Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 8(2), pp. 499 - 507
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080221
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Emotional Quotient and Creative Thinking Skills in Mathematics


Syaiful *, Kamid , Muslim , Nizlel Huda , Amirul Mukminin , Akhmad Habibi
Faculty of Teaching and Education, Universitas Jambi, Indonesia

ABSTRACT

Purpose: Creative thinking and emotional quotient of students are needed in 21st century learning, the fact that the acquisition of these two problems is still low. Therefore, associative quantitative research aims to determine whether there is a relationship between students 'emotional quotient and students' creative thinking. Methodology: Using descriptive research. Where the number of all samples from this study was 82 students, where they are selected using a purposive sampling technique, data were then analyzed with the help of SPSS 21 application to find descriptive statistics in the form of mean, min, max, and category as well as inferential statistics using simple regression. Finding: It can be seen that the results of students' emotional quotient in the dominant category are good, and to think creatively has a good category. With a good EQ results affect the critical thinking skills of students who are appointed with a sig value obtained below than 0.025, which is 0.020 and has a contribution of 71.6%. Implications and Recommendations: According to the results, it is recommended that students need to be allowed to develop experience and linear thinking in learning activities. Teachers must utilize learning strategies so that they can create a variety of skills and learning attitudes from students for life.

KEYWORDS
Emotional Quotient, Creative Thinking, Students

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Syaiful , Kamid , Muslim , Nizlel Huda , Amirul Mukminin , Akhmad Habibi . "Emotional Quotient and Creative Thinking Skills in Mathematics." Universal Journal of Educational Research 8.2 (2020) 499 - 507. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080221.