Developing Emotional Intelligence for Secondary School Students through Teaching Literature
Hoang Thi Mai

The establishment of the science of emotional intelligence has opened up new horizons for the teaching of literature in secondary and high schools. By applying modern Psychology and the new studies by Daniel Goleman on emotional intelligence; analyzing the standard output and investigating the reality of teaching and studying literature in Vietnam, England, the USA, the paper analyzes the power of literature in developing students’ emotional intelligence. Moreover, the paper recommends solutions for exploiting the potential of Literature in developing students’ EI regarding supplementing and adjusting learning objectives, standard output, content, teaching methodologies, and testing and assessment.

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