Preschoolers' social and emotional competence in relation to their language ability and caregivers' parenting behaviors

Ching Ling Cheng, Miao Ju Tu, Hung Yang Chen, Chien Ju Chang

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This study aims to explore how the preschoolers' language ability and caregivers' parenting behaviors relate to preschoolers' social and emotional competence, as well as to examine whether caregivers' parenting behaviors play a moderating role in the link between preschoolers' language ability and their social and emotional competence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-27
Number of pages27
JournalContemporary Educational Research Quarterly
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Sep 30



  • Emotional competence
  • Language ability
  • Parenting behaviors
  • Preschoolers
  • Social competence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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