Emotional Intelligence

Perspectives on Educational and Positive Psychology

by Jerrell C. Cassady (Volume editor) Mourad Ali Eissa (Volume editor)
©2008 Textbook XII, 232 Pages
Series: Counterpoints, Volume 336


This edited volume brings together work from leading scholars and new voices in the field of emotional intelligence. It examines emotional intelligence from the perspectives of educational psychology and positive psychology, with integrations across the two disciplines. Viewing emotional intelligence through these frameworks allows and illuminates the exploration of its positive potential and of emotional processing in contexts such as schools and workplaces. Readers will find leading empirical and theoretical views on emotional intelligence presented in this comprehensive collection, as well as inspiration for future research.


XII, 232
ISBN (Hardcover)
ISBN (Softcover)
Intelligenz Educational Psychology Gefühl Pädagogische Psychologie Education Psychology Emotional Intelligence Positive Psychology
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2008. XII, 232 pp.

Biographical notes

Jerrell C. Cassady (Volume editor) Mourad Ali Eissa (Volume editor)

The Editors: Jerrell C. Cassady is Associate Professor of Psychology in the Department of Educational Psychology at Ball State University. He has published five book chapters and over 30 articles in professional peer-review journals. His research examines several core topics around maximizing student learning potential and focuses on the topics of academic anxiety; using learner-focused technology to enhance learning; and supporting teachers’ uses of learning materials to meet the unique needs of their students. Dr. Cassady is the Director of the Academic Anxiety Research Center, co-editor of The Teacher Educator, and provides research and evaluation support to several programs with a national focus. He has also received the 2007 Mensa Education and Research Foundation Award for Excellence in Research. Mourad Ali Eissa is the head of the Centre of Quality and Accreditation, Zagazig University, Egypt. He has authored and co-authored 38 books, including a series of 12 books investigating special needs learners’ processing patterns, or «how the special needs brain learns». His work on supporting students with special needs has examined the role of multiple intelligences, emotional intelligence, learning styles, and dyslexia. He also published a set of four books on research methods for psychology, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, and child psychology. He is widely known for work exploring the use of educational technology to support learning for students with learning disabilities or other special needs.


Title: Emotional Intelligence