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Holmes, Harold R. – College Student Affairs Journal, 2005
The author's career path can best be described as "unconventional" or "non-traditional" for a senior student affairs administrator. Being a first-generation college graduate, the author's focus was on what he characterizes as a "clear cut career path" for a Myers Briggs Extraverted Sensing Thinking Judging (ESTJ):…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Workers, Family Work Relationship, Career Development, Career Guidance
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Stewart, Vicki – College Quarterly, 2005
This article summarizes my experiences in developing an educational initiative known as the Career Fair Project within the curriculum of the Legal Administration/Law Clerk program at Durham College over the past ten years. A performance-based, student-centered project, the Career Fair empowers students to work collaboratively with one another in…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Program Effectiveness, College Environment, Higher Education
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Allan, John; Lawless, Naomi – Education & Training, 2005
Purpose: The purpose of the paper is to research the stress caused to small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) staff by online collaboration. It aims to investigate online team roles as possible stressors. Design/Methodology/Approach: The paper is based on research carried out on online collaborative teams by the authors in the Open University…
Descriptors: Small Businesses, Entrepreneurship, Anxiety, Teamwork
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Salter, Daniel W.; Forney, Deanna S.; Evans, Nancy J. – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2005
In this study, two approaches are used to assess the stability of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator scores across 3 administrations (N = 231): longitudinal configural frequency analysis with categorical scores and generalizability theory with the Preference Clarity Indices and continuous scores. The results are generally positive. Evaluation of…
Descriptors: Psychology, Cognitive Style, Generalizability Theory, Personality Traits
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Amato, Christie H.; Amato, Louis H. – Journal of Marketing Education, 2005
This article examines the relationship between student perceptions of team learning experience and communication style. Student group learning perceptions were evaluated and team communication style was measured using dyads derived from Myers-Briggs personality profiles. Groups containing similar personalities were classified as compatible,…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Personality, Personality Assessment, Differences
Gibson, Denise D.; Borges, Nicole J. – Online Submission, 2004
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to develop a working model to explain medical specialty decision-making. Using Social Cognitive Career Theory, we examined personality, medical specialty preferences, job satisfaction, and expectations about specialty choice to create a conceptual framework to guide specialty choice decision-making.…
Descriptors: Physicians, Personality Traits, Specialists, Career Development
Timmons, Joe; Podmostko, Mary; Bremer, Christine; Lavin, Don; Wills, Joan – Institute for Educational Leadership, 2004
In this guide, transition is defined as the period of time when adolescents are moving into adulthood. This guide is designed to (a) help youth and the adults who work with them understand the role of assessment in transition and (b) describe ways to collect and use data that will lead to informed choices based on accurate assessment of each…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Adolescents, Federal Legislation, Young Adults
Jones, Nathan Brian; Wang, Shun Hwa – Online Submission, 2004
The issue of whether or not to correct errors in students' writing is controversial. Some scholars argue that error correction is helpful, while others argue that it is ineffective, perhaps even harmful. What is missing from the literature are studies about how error correction might affect the performance of specific types of students. This…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Writing Skills, Program Effectiveness, English (Second Language)
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Dollinger, Stephen J.; Palaskonis, Dimitra G.; Pearson, Jodi L. – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2004
This study used the recently revised Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and a variety of validated creativity measures to replicate a classic finding--that sensing-intuition predicts creativity--and to evaluate whether the other MBTI scales add to the prediction of creativity. 94 undergraduates completed the MBTI (form M self-scorable) and…
Descriptors: Creativity, Predictor Variables, Creativity Tests, Prediction
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Perry, Chris; Ball, Ian – Teacher Development, 2004
This study explores issues in teacher education that increase our understanding of, and response to, the individual differences displayed by learners. A large undergraduate teacher education cohort provided evidence of the range and distribution of preferences in learning styles, psychological types and multiple intelligences. This information…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Multiple Intelligences, Cognitive Style, Education Courses
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Rovai, Alfred P.; Grooms, Linda D. – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2004
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship of personality-based learning styles and learning among graduate students enrolled in an online doctoral program that utilized the Blackboard[SM] e-learning system. Two measures of learning--course grades and perceived learning--were used. According to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator[R],…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Cognitive Style, Online Courses, Doctoral Programs
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Aragon, Steven R. – Journal of American Indian Education, 2004
In the last of a three-part series, this study examined the information processing patterns of postsecondary American Indian/Alaska Native students attending community and tribal colleges in the Southwest. Using a survey design, students completed the Kolb Learning Style Inventory, the Briggs and Myers Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and the Oltman,…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, American Indian Education, Boarding Schools, Community Colleges
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Kennedy, R. Bryan; Kennedy, D. Ashley – Journal of Employment Counseling, 2004
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator[R] (MBTI[R]]; I. B. Myers & K. C. 1943/1976) is a personality instrument with numerous applications. The focus of this article is on its utilization in the career counseling process. Although limitations of the instruments exist and ethical issues regarding its usage have been itemized, information gained form…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Job Applicants, Personality Measures, Career Counseling
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Sense, Andrew J. – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2004
This paper reports upon a two-year, qualitative, case study action research investigation into "learning within a project team". This project team undertook a significant socio-technical redesign project within a major Australian heavy engineering/manufacturing operation. The paper identifies and elaborates upon a number of elements that…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Architecture, Action Research, Behavioral Objectives
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Yang, Shu Ching; Lin, Wen Chaun – Journal of Instructional Psychology, 2004
The study investigated the relationships among demographic variables (class grades, school types, major field, parent's education level, etc.), psychological type, thinking style, critical thinking, and creative thinking in senior high school students. The study explored the extent to which students' inclinations and perceived competence to engage…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 10, High School Students, Critical Thinking
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