Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Gender and Specialization Differences of Business Students in Self -Estimates of Multiple Intelligences
Ra'ed Abdelkarim, Khedr Abo Hassan, Reem Abuiyada

This study explores multiple intelligences profiles among Business students at Dhofar University and investigates the differences in students’ multiple intelligences according to specialization (Accounting &Finance, Management& Marketing, and Management Information System) and gender. This study was held at Dhofar University (DU) in the fall of the 2017-2018. The students were from the first year Bachelor and Diploma programs. A scale of Multiple Intelligences developed by the researcher was applied on (68) students. Mean, standard deviation and MANOVA test were used for statistical analysis. The study shows that intrapersonal intelligence has the highest score and ranks first always. Also, the study shows that there are statistically significant differences in Linguistic intelligence in favor of Management and Marketing (M&M) and in Interpersonal intelligence in favor of Management Information Systems (MIS) specialization

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