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Brown, Jo-Anne – Physics Teacher, 2018
Psychology has been an avocation of mine for almost 20 years, and over the past decade I have begun integrating this knowledge into my classroom. My first introduction to psychology was through the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator┬«. MBTI looks at preferences in how people interact with the world around them. By recognizing how different students…
Descriptors: Psychology, Physics, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Yoder, Stephen A. – Honors in Practice, 2017
"The Moral Imagination," edited by Oliver F. Williams is a collection of essays written nearly twenty years ago on how honors educators might teach students to develop a sense of moral imagination through literature, art, and film. The book's subtitle--"How Literature and Films Can Stimulate Ethical Reflection in the Business…
Descriptors: Reflection, Honors Curriculum, Business Administration Education, Essays
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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
Meyer, Bob – Independent School, 2015
Author Bob Meyer, head of the Fay School (Texas) compares professional development strategies in his school to programs in other schools, which he feels are mostly prescriptive in nature, and are based on a deficit model--focused on fixing, rather than developing--and, thus, are not always inspiring. Here Meyer describes the professional…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Models, Learner Engagement, School Culture
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Dixon, Deirdre – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2014
With the plethora of MBA leadership courses, schools are examining ways to differentiate their programs and to provide tangible learning outcomes. MBA graduates want the knowledge skills and ability to make them successful in their chosen fields of endeavor. This paper outlines one holistic experiential MBA leadership course that challenges the…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Masters Programs
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Spear, Stephen B. – Journal of Transformative Education, 2014
Fundamental to the process of Jungian individuation is the integration of ego consciousness and unconsciousness. For this to occur, the ego must be willing to consciously cooperate with the unconscious, acknowledging and nonjudgmentally accepting the imaginal communications that flow from it. The ego's decision to cooperate with the unconscious is…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Learning Theories, Personality Measures
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Doyle, Louise – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2014
This account of practice outlines how action learning was used as the key component of a leadership development initiative for managers in an acute hospital setting. It explains how the initiative was conceived, why action learning was chosen and how action learning principles were incorporated. Insights into the outcomes and considerations for…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Leadership Training, Hospitals, Health Services
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Rehm, Christopher J. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2014
This paper proposes a model for youth leadership education based on adolescent development and leadership research in an effort to provide practitioners with a practical blueprint to aid their creation and implementation of high school leadership programs. By focusing on student leader development areas which school level educators can affect,…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Leadership Training, Adolescent Development, Models
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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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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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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
Lamkin, Mark – Exceptional Parent, 2008
How does a mother of a child with special needs, who has devoted the past 20 years of more of her life to constant caretaking of her exceptional family, go about re-entering the work force after all those years? In this article, the author offers several tips for mothers who are considering a transition from parent to professional.
Descriptors: Mothers, Transitional Programs, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship
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Buchanan, Julia – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2008
The relationship of human development to leadership growth and organizational learning is becoming more significant as organizations recognize the value of skilled leadership. In order to foster collective intelligence and innovation in groups, leadership throughout an organization benefits from the understanding of processes involved in…
Descriptors: Leadership, Adult Development, Organizational Development, Reflection
Kise, Jane; Russell, Beth; Shumate, Carol – Principal Leadership, 2008
Personality type theory describes normal differences in how people are energized, take in information, make decisions, and approach work and life--all key elements in how people teach and learn. Understanding one another's personality type preferences helps teachers share their instructional strategies and classroom information. Type theory…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Academic Achievement, Personality, Mentors
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