Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2006

Full Length Research Paper

Social Emotional Learning and Educational Stress: A Predictive Model

Serhat Arslan
  • Serhat Arslan
  • Education Faculty, Sakarya University,Turkey
  • Google Scholar

  •  Received: 18 September 2014
  •  Accepted: 06 January 2015
  •  Published: 23 January 2015


The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between social emotional learning and educational stress. Participants were 321 elementary students. Social emotional learning and educational stress scale were used as measures. The relationships between social emotional learning and educational stress were examined using correlation analysis and stepwise regression analysis. Correlation analysis showed that sub scales of educational stress pressure from study, workload, worry about grades, self-expectation, and despondency related negatively associated with social emotional learning. In addition, social emotional learning was predicted negatively by pressure from study workload worry about grades self-expectation and despondency.

Key - words: Social emotional learning, educational stress, stepwise regression analysis.