International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Trait Relations: Openness, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness, Neuroticism with Teacher Emotion Regulation
Rozi Sastra Purna, Johana Endang Prawitasari

Emotion regulation is one form of the personality competence consisting of intrinsic and extrinsic processes that are responsible for recognizing, monitoring, evaluating and limiting emotional responses. Especially, the intensity and shape/form of the reaction to achieve a goal. Therefore, it is not exaggeration to say that one of the competencies is needed to become a professional teacher is to have the ability to regulate his/her emotions. Because, the teacher's emotions can actually influence the effectiveness of the teaching and learning process with the students in the class.The previous research states that the individual emotion regulation is closely related to the personality traits. This study aims to explore which personality factors of The Big Five Personality that is most influenced to emotional regulation. This is very important to understand the mechanism of the emotion regulation in teachers especially.This survey study involved 267 teachers in the city of Padang and the data analysis method used were Partial Least Squares Path Modeling (PLS-PM) to test any personality trait that affected the emotional regulation. The results showed that the value coefficient of determination of the emotion regulation variable was 0,2993. This means that the five traits in The Big Five Personality jointly influence the regulation of emotions or are able to explain the variation of the emotion regulation variables by 29.93%.

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