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Introduction Personality Types This Slidecast was developed as a way for user's to find out what their personality type is and how they learn best. By Gordon Willis Wayne State University February 14, 2011
Background Information The original developers of the personality inventory were Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter, Isabel Briggs Myers. They began creating the indicator during World War II, believing that a knowledge of personality preferences would help women who were entering the industrial workforce for the first time to identify the sort of war-time jobs where they would be "most comfortable and effective".
MTBI 16 Personality TypesAssessment The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment is psychometricquestionnaire designed to measure psychological preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions. These preferences were extrapolated from the typological theories proposed by Carl Gustav Jung and first published in his 1921 book Psychological Types (English edition, 1923).
MTBI 16 personality Types CPP Inc., the publisher of the MBTI instrument, calls it "the world’s most widely used personality assessment“with as many as two million assessments administered annually. The definitive published source of reference for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is The Manual produced by CPP. However, the registered trademark rights to the terms Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and MBTI havebeen assigned from the publisher to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Trust.
Identification of various different Personality Tyes
Carl Jung Personality Preferences These are just two of the four
Sensingmeans what it says: getting information by means of the senses. A sensing person is good at looking and listening and generally getting to know the world. Jung called this one of the irrational functions, meaning that it involved perception rather than judging of information.
Thinking means evaluating information or ideas rationally, logically. Jung called this a rational function, meaning that it involves decision making or judging, rather than simple intake of information.
Activities 1. Take a number of personality assessments that can be accessed through the internet. 2. Write a short story of a fictional person that possesses the same personality traits. 3. Compare and contrast various personality types by accessing various internet sites that give examples of Venn diagrams and then looking up websites that list the personality types of famous people current and in the past.
This slidecastpresentation is designed to address the different types of personality traits adult learners possess when they are entering a college learning environment for the first time. It also intends to help address the most appropriate learning style learners use to learn because of their personality types.
This slidecast is designed for use by male and female learners from various economic, racial, and social backgrounds. It is mostly intended to be used by those who are interested in entering a two to four year college environment and want to see how they learn best.