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Downs, Robert – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between a principal's personality type and a school's classroom use of technology. Myers Briggs Type Indicator data was collected from 48 principals in a large suburban district in the Metro Atlanta area, as well as, observational data documenting student use of technology. The Georgia…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Classroom Techniques, School Administration, Principals
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Joyner, Fredricka F.; Mann, Derek T. Y. – American Journal of Business Education, 2011
Over the past two decades an escalating interest in the construct of emotional intelligence (EI) has made its way into the popular press, professional press, and peer reviewed journals. Not surprisingly, an interest in EI is also gaining ground in academic settings (Parker, Duffy, Wood, Bond & Hogan, 2002; Parker, Hogan, Eastabrook, Oke &…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Degrees, Emotional Intelligence, College Curriculum
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MacLellan, Christin Reardon – Music Educators Journal, 2011
Stereotypes about the personalities of musicians, which have evolved over time, seem to direct our perception of musical experiences that take place in different ensembles. This article presents the stereotypes often associated with musicians' personalities and examines eight personality trends of high school band, orchestra, and choir students…
Descriptors: Musicians, Personality, Stereotypes, Labeling (of Persons)
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Ellis, Robert; Allan, Robert; Jensen, Kathrine – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2011
In the UK, Personal Development Planning (PDP) is now an important part of a student's time at university. Its aim is to help students develop skills that will help them at university and in the workplace. However, research has shown that students do not always engage with this element of the curriculum. The aim of this article is to report on an…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reflective Teaching, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
Mendiburu, John G. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine personality typologies as a predictor of being a successful elementary school principal. Methodology: A post-hoc analysis design was used to describe the personality typologies as a predictor of being a successful elementary school principal. Eighteen principals were selected to participate in…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Classification, Principals, Personality Traits
Liang, John Paul – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Carl Jung's theory of psychological types has been the basis for the development of personality categorization, including tests such as Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). This study analyzed the extent of the relationship between MBTI and Tinto (1993) retention factors that influence Oriental medicine students' choice of staying or dropping out…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, School Holding Power, Academic Persistence, Correlation
Gill, Rajinder S. – Online Submission, 2010
American students accustomed to standardization in secondary education have experience with fulfilling the requirements imposed upon them, but often these students require further assistance to facilitate their personal decisions about education after high school. Postsecondary education and career preparation programs, educators, and educational…
Descriptors: High Schools, Educational Counseling, Postsecondary Education, Career Counseling
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Ahmed, Faheem; Campbell, Piers; Jaffar, Ahmad; Alkobaisi, Shayma; Campbell, Julie – Journal of Information Technology Education, 2010
The software industry has continued to grow over the past decade and there is now a need to provide education and hands-on training to students in various phases of software life cycle. Software design is one of the vital phases of the software development cycle. Psychological theories assert that not everybody is fit for all kind of tasks as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Computer Software, Industry
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Kitchel, Tracy – Journal of Career and Technical Education, 2010
The purpose of the study is to describe differences in career and technical education (CTE) student teachers' perceptions of psychosocial support provided by student teachers, as separated by CTE discipline(Agricultural Education and Family and Consumer Sciences Education) and personality type, at a southern state university. The group was more…
Descriptors: Vocational Education Teachers, Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Personality
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Bhat, Christine Suniti – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2010
Addressing unemployment, which is currently at the highest levels in recent times, is a social justice imperative. A 3-week (15-day) group intervention for long-term unemployed adults grounded in empowerment and advocacy is presented. The group incorporates the Job Club model with personal awareness and career self-efficacy. In addition to working…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Unemployment, Intervention, Self Efficacy
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Oakland, Thomas; Hatzichristou, Chryse – School Psychology International, 2010
Age, gender and cross-national differences of children ages 8 through 16 in Greece (n = 400) and the United States (n = 5,400) are examined on four temperament styles: extroversion-introversion, practical-imaginative, thinking-feeling and organized-flexible styles. In general, Greek children prefer extroverted to introverted styles and organized…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Cognitive Style
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Scott, Clifford – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2010
Each year, students come to American college and university campuses to embark on a new journey in their lives. For most, it is an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue careers in their chosen fields. For some, it is an experience encompassing much more than just acquiring knowledge and skills. For others, higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Role of Education, Outcomes of Education, School Holding Power
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Ko, Edmond I.; Chau, Ying – Chemical Engineering Education, 2010
An academic and professional development course has been introduced to help first-year chemical engineering students to deal proactively with the transition from secondary school to university and to develop professional skills. The course uses the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) as a personality model to facilitate skills development and many…
Descriptors: Mentors, Chemical Engineering, Foreign Countries, Science Instruction
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Harrington, Rick; Loffredo, Donald A. – Internet and Higher Education, 2010
Online college classes are being offered at a rate that far exceeds the growth of overall higher education classes. However, much can still be learned about how to create a better online classroom environment by determining why a large percentage of students continue to prefer face-to-face classes. One factor among many that may have an influence…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Online Courses, Personality, Classroom Environment
Golden, Thomas Courtenay – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The college choice requires the adolescent to gather and synthesize vast amounts of information, reconcile sometimes competing personal and familial goals, and manage a range of emotions. This decision process represents a major developmental crisis with which the adolescent must cope. Scholars have noted that psychological strain and heightened…
Descriptors: Extraversion Introversion, College Choice, Prediction, Personality
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