The Relationship between Spiritual Intelligence, Multiple Intelligences, and Language Learning Strategies

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Professor, alzahra University

2 MA. Alzahra University

3 Assistant Professor, Alzahra University


This study is an attempt to extend our current knowledge by exploring the relationship between spiritual intelligence (SI) and multiple intelligences (MI) on one hand and the relationship between spiritual intelligence and language learning strategies (LLS) on the other hand among 30 MA TEFL learners of a state university in Tehran. To this end, King's Spiritual Intelligence Self-Report Inventory, Oxford's Language Learning Strategy Inventory, and Multiple Intelligences Inventory developed by McKenzie were utilized to gather data. The obtained results revealed a moderate positive correlation between some subscales of SI and MI including: personal meaning production and musical intelligence, and also between existential intelligence, intrapersonal intelligence and critical existential thinking. Furthermore, a moderate positive correlation was found between conscious state expansion and metacognitive strategies as two subscales of SI and LLS. Based on the results, implications for further research are discussed.


Article Title [فارسی]

ارتباط بین هوش معنوی، هوش‌های چندگانه، و استراتژی‌های یادگیری زبان

Authors [فارسی]

  • الهه ستوده نما 1
  • زهره بابازاده 2
  • زهره نفیسی 3
1 استاد دانشگاه الزهرا
2 دانش آموخته کارشناسی ارشد آموزش زبان انگلیسی، دانشگاه الزهرا
3 استادیار، دانشگاه الزهرا
Abstract [فارسی]

مطالعه پیش رو به بررسی رابطه بین هوش معنوی و هوش‌های چندگانه، و هم چنین هوش معنوی و استراتژی‌های یادگیری زبان انگلیسی می‌پردازد. جامعه آماری مورد مطالعه شامل 30 دانشجوی رشته آموزش زبان انگلیسی در مقطع کارشناسی ارشد در یکی از دانشگاه‌های دولتی در تهران می‌باشد. به این منظور از 3 پرسشنامه هوش معنوی کینگ، استراتژی‌های یادگیری زبان انگلیسی آکسفورد، و هوش‌های چندگانه مکنزی برای جمع‌آوری اطلاعات استفاده شد. نتایج حاصل همبستگی مثبت بین برخی از مؤلفه‌های هوش معنوی و هوش‌های چندگانه نشان داد. این همبستگی بین مؤلفه‌های تولید معنای شخصی و هوش موسیقیایی و همچنین بین هوش وجودی، هوش بین فردی و تفکر وجودی نقادانه یافت شد. در بین مؤلفه‌های هوش معنوی و استراتژی‌های یادگیری زبان انگلیسی نیز همبستگی مثبت بین بسط حالت آگاهی و استراتژی‌های فراذهنی مشاهده شد. یافته‌های حاصل از این تحقیق بینش جدیدی را در حوزه زبان انگلیسی مطرح می‌کند که بر این اساس پیشنهادهایی برای مطالعات آینده ارائه شد.

Keywords [فارسی]

  • هوش معنوی
  • هوش‌های چندگانه
  • استراتژی‌های یادگیری زبان
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