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Brennan, Michael D. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This study (a) examined career decision-making self-efficacy (CDMSE) differences across gender, age, military grade, level of education, previous career assessments, previous career counseling, and currently attending college, and (b) examined the effect of career assessments with follow-up counseling on CDMSE among active-duty Coast Guard…
Descriptors: Vocational Evaluation, Career Counseling, Career Choice, Decision Making
Schenck, Paulette M. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Throughout the history of vocational psychology, career counselors have constantly searched for, devised, and implemented practices and techniques to best prepare clients for the world of work. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between strengths to personality preference and vocational interests utilizing the Myers-Briggs…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Graduate Students, Vocational Interests, Interest Inventories
Durham, Carol Fowler – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between personality type and preference for instructional methodologies (lecture, online and simulation). The sample consisted of 94 practicing gerontology nurses (RNs and LPNs) who attended a continuing education workshop on the care of the acutely ill elder at a public university in the…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Nurses, Continuing Education, Nursing Education
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Coetzee, S.; Ebersohn, L.; Ferreira, R. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2009
This exploratory and descriptive study investigated the use of the asset-based approach in career facilitation in South Africa. Five adolescents (3 females and 2 males) aged 16 to 18 years participated. An intervention study following a qualitative approach was conducted. We developed and implemented an asset-based career facilitation intervention…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Intervention, Diaries, Foreign Countries
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Benson, Nicholas; Oakland, Thomas; Shermis, Mark – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2009
Measurement of temperament is an important endeavor with international appeal; however, cross-national invariance (i.e., equivalence of test scores across countries as established by empirical comparisons) of temperament tests has not been established in published research. This study examines the cross-national invariance of school-aged…
Descriptors: Personality, Personality Measures, Cultural Differences, Personality Traits
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Overbay, Amy; Patterson, Ashley Seaton; Grable, Lisa – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2009
This study examined the relationship between learning style, level of resistance to change, and teacher retention in schools implementing an intensive schoolwide technology and media integration model. Researchers found that teachers with ST (sensing-thinking) and SF (sensing-feeling) learning style preferences, as described by the Myers-Briggs…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Resistance to Change, Teacher Persistence, Educational Change
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Weinstein, Suzanne E.; Wu, Shao-Wei – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2009
This study compares the effectiveness of two different assessment techniques; readiness assessment tests (RATs) and frequent quizzing. We report student perceptions of the impact of these techniques on the number of readings done prior to the class period, thorough reading of assignments, ability to follow class discussions, ability to participate…
Descriptors: Tests, Evaluation Methods, Cognitive Style, Readiness
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Milsom, Amy; Dietz, Lauren – Professional School Counseling, 2009
A Delphi study was used to examine the construct of college readiness for students with learning disabilities. An expert panel of 29 individuals with backgrounds in special education, postsecondary transitions, higher education, and/or counseling identified and rated the importance of knowledge, skills, attitudes, and other factors they believe to…
Descriptors: Delphi Technique, Learning Disabilities, School Counselors, Readiness
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McNulty, John A.; Sonntag, Beth; Sinacore, James M. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2009
Web-based computer-aided instruction (CAI) has become increasingly important to medical curricula. This multi-year study investigated the effectiveness of CAI and the factors affecting level of individual use. Three CAI were tested that differed in specificity of applicability to the curriculum and in the level of student interaction with the CAI.…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction, Student Surveys
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Bahar, Mehmet – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2009
This study aimed to investigate (i) the relationship between pupils' learning styles and their performance in mini science projects and (ii) the degree of enjoyment of pupils with different learning styles towards mini projects. A total of 80 pupils (7th grade-14 years of age) from two different primary schools participated in the study. The…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Science Projects, Grade 7, Students
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Henderson, Sheila J. – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2009
The Assessment of Personal Goals (APG; M. E. Ford & C.W. Nichols, 1987, 1991) is reviewed along with case examples that demonstrate how the APG can be used in personal counseling, career coaching, and business consulting. The APG is an online tool for helping people identify the sources of their discontent and possible pathways for satisfying…
Descriptors: Counseling, Scores, Evaluation, Web Sites
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Johnston, Kevin A.; Andersen, Barry K.; Davidge-Pitts, Jennifer; Ostensen-Saunders, Mark – Journal of Information Technology Education, 2009
Literature relating to personality and entrepreneurship has focused primarily on personality characteristics of traditional entrepreneurs. The focus of this study was on personality characteristics and temperaments of potential Information and Communication Technology (ICT) entrepreneurs. The main objective of the study was to evaluate the…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Information Technology, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries
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LaPrairie, Kimberly; Slate, John R. – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2009
Three major topics related to grouping students (i.e., group-learning paradigms, learning group configuration, and student leadership in academic work groups) were reviewed. Given the confusion arising from the interchangeable use of terms associated with group learning, a detailed comparison of cooperative and collaborative group-learning…
Descriptors: Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Group Dynamics, Student Leadership, Cooperative Learning
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Johnson, Mary – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2009
Background: Many studies have documented the correlation of learning style and academic success for medical students. However, few have investigated the intersection of academic preparedness and students' preference for information processing. This study tested the hypothesis that learning style preference differs among medical students grouped by…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Medical Students, Personality Measures, Correlation
Fitch, Trey; Marshall, Jennifer – Online Submission, 2008
The purpose of this study was to apply psychobiography to the lives of Hillary Clinton and Condoleezza Rice. Psychobiography can be applied as a method of teaching personality theory and it can also be used as a research method. Most political personas are crafted through 20 second sound bites from the radio, Internet, and television. However, a…
Descriptors: Personality, Personality Theories, Current Events, Research Methodology
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