Suneeta Joys Sihombing dan Ketty Mondoringin


This study sought to determine the relationship between child rearing practices to
the Emotional Intelligence of Adventist University of Philippines (AUP)
Indonesian students. In this study the researcher would brought up several
considered question such as the profile of the respondents, the categories of the
emotional intelligence of AUP Indonesian students as a whole and also to
understand the childrearing practice of AUP Indonesian students’ parent and to
see how would it be related to the emotional intelligence of AUP Indonesian
students. In adding up to the understanding of the relationship of childrearing
practices and emotional intelligence of AUP Indonesian students taken as a whole,
the researcher would also include the moderator variables which are gender and
the socio-economic status as well as to breakdown the relationship of childrearing
practices with each emotional intelligence subscales that consist of 15 subscales.
Methodology used for the study is a correlation design. The population consisted
of 45 Indonesian students of the AUP, with the average age of 18 – 22 years old.
Twenty-two of them are females and twenty-three are males. The instruments are
two separate test (Parenting style and BarOn Emotional Quotient Test).
This study therefore concludes that the emotional Intelligence of AUP Indonesian
student is influenced by the childrearing practices of their parents. Other factors
that also correlated are gender and socio-economic status. The fifteen area of
emotional intelligence are also influenced by the childrearing practices except, the
emotional self-awareness, empathy, stress tolerance, and problem solving.
Keywords: Childrearing Practices, Emotional Intelligence, Gender, Socio-
economic Status

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