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October 15, 2012 / Laura Pasquini

Week 8: The MBTI Results are IN!

In today’s class we introduced the personality attributes based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). The MBTI assessment is a psychometric questionnaire designed to measure psychological type (described by Carl Jung) and how people perceive the world and make decisions.

In learning about the psychological types and preferences, we have gotten and idea of where preferences lie for the energizing preferences extroversion (E) and introversion (I), the attending preferences are sensing (S) and intuition (N), the deciding preferences are thinking (T) and feeling (F) and the living preferences are judgment (J) and perception (P). We have also started the conversation on how MBTI types exhibit particular strengths and weaknesses in the workplace environments. This conversation will continue, so please hang onto YOUR MBTI Assessment report for future class use, and to share your thoughts on your WP Post #7 in 200 words minimum blog post DUE by 11 pm TONIGHT (10/15) answer the following questions:

  • Did you guess your MBTI 4-letter combination?
  • What do you think about your MBTI report & results? (p.3)
  • Are any of your letters “Very Clear” or are you just “Slight”? Share your scale results. (p.3)
  • Do you agree/disagree with your preferred work tasks & work environment? (p.4)
  • Describe what you think about in the Career Report of your  MBTI:  “challenges” (p.5-6), Ranking of Job Families (p. 8), Most Popular Occupations (p. 9) & Least Popular Occupations (p. 10)


ATTEND: Have you signed up for a Learning Center Workshop? Check out the Learning 101 Seriesthe Study Skills Lab or other helpful support programs offered. This assignment is DUE by October 22/12 and you must write a 350 word WP blog post about your experience at the Learning Center workshop, what you learned, and how you will apply that to your own course work/study habits this semester.

CANstruction: Let’s get collecting, design planning, etc for the CANstruction event that is THIS Friday (10/19). Let’s show the other teams how #ugstJOUR rocks.

PROJECT: Roadtrip Nation Project Proposals are DUE on Friday, October 19, 2012 BEFORE 5 pm. Be sure you are talking with your group, contacting your professionals, and setting up your interview! Use your resources and things you are learning this week to organize your proposal. Remember the  RTN interview request and set up HINTS from the previous post. Follow up with those you have emailed, call, etc.

MIDTERM: Your UGST 1000 Midterm has been moved to Friday, October 26, 2012 from 1-1:50 pm. This will take place in the Sage Hall {Room number to be determined} computer labs on the 3rd floor. Make sure you are reading from the College Success textbook as you are responsible for materials covered both in-class and from the textbook.




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