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An Impact of Emotional Happiness on Students Personality in Learning Environment

L. Arockiam, S. Charles, M. Amala Jayanthi, S. Mercy


Students are the heart of the Educational Environment. The Objective of the education focuses on students. The Motto of the education is to refine the students’ knowledge, skills and attitudes under efficient supervision in the educational environment. As per Bloom’s theory on learning activity, a person’s learning activity not only improves his/her knowledge and mental skills (i.e. Cognitive) but also his/her emotional areas (i.e. Affective). Educational Data Mining is one of the blooming applications in educational sector. It helps in better understanding of students’ learning process and their overall involvement in the process, focused on the improvement of the quality and the profitability of the educational system. Personality is defined as the combination of emotional, Attitudinal, Behavioural Responses of an Individual. Personality is an intrinsic factor of affectivity. Emotional Happiness is an affective category. This research is to study the influence of the Emotional Happiness of students on their personality. Emotional Happiness of the students is evaluated using Oxford Happiness inventory. The Personality of the student is determined by the Eysenck Personality Inventory and Criterion Reference Model. This paper finds out the impact of Emotional Happiness on the personality of the students in their learning process based on the supervised and unsupervised techniques for analysing the students’ dataset. Multi-Layer Perceptron and EM clustering Technique is employed to classify the students based on the Emotional Happiness and Personality. The study determines the association between the students’ Emotional Happiness and Personality through descriptive and predictive modelling using mapping or function. It reveals that there exists a positive correlation between student Emotional Happiness and Personality. This investigation allows the teaching community to understand students’ Emotional Happiness and Behavioural, Attitudinal, Emotional Growth during their learning process as Personality and provide them appropriate counselling to develop them as good human persons in the society.


Multi-Layer Perceptron, Expectation Maximization (EM) Clustering, Criterion Reference Model, Bloom’s Taxonomy, Affective Domain, Eysenck Personality Inventory, Personality Types, Oxford Happiness Inventory, Emotions, Emotional Happiness

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