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Bynum, K. Megan – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study examined the relationship between personality differences between preceptor and athletic training student to evaluation scores. The personality differences of seven preceptors and their paired ATS were measured using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator test. From the quantitative findings, we cannot conclude at this time a relationship…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Athletics, Scores, Statistical Analysis
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Harlow, Jason J. B.; Harrison, David M.; Justason, Michael; Meyertholen, Andrew; Wilson, Brian – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2017
We measured the personality type of the students in a large introductory physics course of mostly life science students using the True Colors instrument. We found large correlations of personality type with performance on the precourse Force Concept Inventory (FCI), both term tests, the postcourse FCI, and the final examination. We also saw…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Introductory Courses, Physics, Science Instruction
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Smail, Linda – Journal on Mathematics Education, 2017
Mathematics is the foundation of all sciences, but most students have problems learning math. Although students' success in life related to their success in learning, many would not take a math course unless it is their university's core requirements. Multiple reasons exist for students' poor performance in mathematics, but one prevalent variable…
Descriptors: Bayesian Statistics, Study Habits, Personality Traits, Mathematics Anxiety
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Fleischmann, Corinna; Nakagawa, Elizabeth; Kelley, Tyler – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
As the National Science Foundation and engineers throughout the world seek to strengthen the future of the engineering profession, the Civil Engineering (CE) program at the United States Coast Guard Academy embodies this initiative with a student focused approach. One course in particular, Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers (CE…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education, Case Studies, Personality
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Colvin-Sterling, Sabrina – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2016
This study examined the relationship between middle school students' personality type and their academic performance in the technology courses in which they participated. It also explored the differences in technology use by personality. Most participants identified games as a favorite pas-time. However, there were some noted temperamental…
Descriptors: Correlation, Personality, Middle School Students, Technology Uses in Education
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Mosharraf, Maedeh – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2016
Personalization is one of the most expected features in the current educational systems. User modeling is supposed to be the first stage of this process, which may incorporate learning style as an important part of the model. Learning style, which is a non-stable characteristic in the case of children, differentiates students in learning…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods, Cognitive Style, Questionnaires
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Francis, Leslie J.; Smith, Greg – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2016
Psychological type theory suggests that introverts and extraverts may approach Christian ministry somewhat differently. This theory was tested within the context of a residential workshop attended by 15 curates, 12 of whom were accompanied by their training incumbents. Twelve themes were identified within responses to the question, "What does…
Descriptors: Clergy, Extraversion Introversion, Christianity, Churches
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Shaw, Cassandra S.; Wu, Xiaodong; Irwin, Kathleen C.; Patrizi, L. A. Chad – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2016
The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between student retention and faculty personality as it was hypothesized that faculty personality has an effect on student retention. The methodology adopted for this study was quantitative and in two parts 1) using linear regression models to examine the impact or causality of faculty…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Personality Traits, Academic Persistence, Statistical Analysis
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Séguin, Daniel G.; Hipson, Will – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
The primary goal of the study was to examine the relationships between emotional intelligence and personality type in later childhood. Eighty-one youth in grades seven and nine (M[subscript age]=12.49 years, SD[subscript age]=1.20 years) were asked to complete the "Bar-On Emotional Quotient Inventory: Youth Version" and the…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Personality Traits, Correlation, Gender Differences
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Fallan, Lars; Opstad, Leiv – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
The present study examines the self-efficacy levels and self-efficacy strength for male and female students in a course in Principle of Economics. The groups of male and female students may be mutually heterogeneous when it comes to personality types in a business school (Fallan & Opstad, 2014). This study does not treat the gender groups as…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Personality Traits, College Students, Gender Differences
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Burton, Hughlene; Daugherty, Brian; Dickins, Denise; Schisler, Dan – Accounting Education, 2016
Prior studies concerning the personality type and preferences of accountants generally draw conclusions based upon the reports of either practicing accountants, or accounting students, at a single point in time. So while much is known about the personality type of accountants in general, left unexplored is the question of whether public…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Accounting, Preferences, Personality Measures
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Mészáros, Aranka; Budavári-Takács, Ildikó – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
The main focus of our research is to study, with the help of the dimensions of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (hereinafter: MBTI) the personality preferences of those leaders at the financial advisor company who are successful already. In the present study first we introduce the preferences of MBTI. Then we go on to define our hypothesis…
Descriptors: Correlation, Leadership Effectiveness, Personality Measures, Personality Traits
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Lee, Seon-Young; Min, Jiyeon – Creativity Research Journal, 2016
Using 5 divergent thinking indices of the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, this study examined the creative profiles of 236 adult professionals and relationships between their creative characteristics and personality types. All these adults were in their middle or late stage of professional development in…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Creative Thinking, Creativity Tests, Personality Measures
Cotler, Jami L. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
As computer-meditated communication continues to evolve and become more sophisticated and accessible, the applications for this technology continue to grow. One area that has garnered a considerable amount of attention is online teaching and learning. Research has shown increasing evidence that learning outcomes of face-to-face, in comparison to…
Descriptors: Personality Measures, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Emotional Intelligence
Hollowell, Daniel R. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The socio-economic achievement gap is prevalent in schools across the country. There are many high-poverty, high-performing schools that have been successful in closing this achievement gap. This study investigated 30 Illinois elementary school principals from high-poverty, high-achieving schools. Principals were given the Myers-Briggs Type…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Elementary Schools, Principals, Poverty
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