Effect of EQ UP Activity throughvia Application Communication on Emotional Quotient amongUniversity Student in Health Promotion Major
Keywords:Emotional Quotient, University Student in Health Promotion Major, EQ UP activity, Line application
This quasi-experimental research aimed to 1) compare the mean scores emotional quotient of the
experimental group and the control group and 2) compare the mean scores emotional quotient of experimental
group before and after participating in the EQ UP activity. The sample was selected purposive sampling
fromthe third-year student Health Promotion Major, Srinakharinwirot University. This sample was divided
into two groups; the experimental group 8 students and the control group 8 students. EQ UP activity develop
based onthe goodness, proficiency, happiness concept of Department of Mental Health. The experimental
group received EQ UP activity through line application for 6 times for 50 minutes each time. The total duration
of the EQ UP activity is 6 weeks. The research instrumentfor data collection was Emotional Quotient test.
Content Validity Index (CVI) = 0.85. Data were analyzed by descriptive statistics consisted of frequency,
percentage, mean, standard deviation.Data were tested using by Mann Whitney U Test and Wilcoxon Signed
The results indicated that the mean scores emotional quotient after participating activity of the
experimental group ( = 186.00, S.D. = 12.87) was statistically higher than the control group ( = 167.50,
S.D. = 16.95) (p-value < .05). Furthermore, after participating in activity the mean scores emotional quotient
of the experimental group ( = 186.00, S.D. = 12.87) higher than before participating in the activity ( = 162.00,
S.D. = 16.27) (p-value < .05).
In conclusion, EQ UP activity on Line application communication is a convenient channel for using guide
the development of the emotional quotient. In addition, it can foster an emotional quotient for students in the
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