Character and Temperament Types: Please Understand Me

ED 501 Course Syllabus and Assignments

Course Readings

Character and Temperament Types: Please Understand Me.by David Keirsey (1984) Del Mar, California: Prometheus Books. 206 pages. .

Contact Hours

Independent study teacher professional development courses require 30 contact hours of time that include reading the course book and writing chapter reviews/reflections for each chapter in the book. Later in the course, students will pull the coursework together and write a classroom application essay or they can develp a classroom activity, unit or lesson plan, a project or activity that utilizies course concepts as applied to teaching and school environments.

Course Objectives

1. Educators will have a working knowledge of the four temperament types that include: rational, guardian, artisan and idealist personalities of their students and adults in educational and social settings.

2. Participants will take the personality test to determine what temperament type they are as well as their particular teaching and learning styles preferences.

3. Educators will be able to apply the character and temperament types to classroom and school settings. They will also apply them to inter-faculty relationships and staff productivity and effectiveness.

4. Educators will respond the questions about how personality and character traits apply to classroom instruction, student and teacher effectiveness in school and society.

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Course Syllabus and Assignment Rubrics

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Chapter Review/Reflections:

Write several paragraphs summarizing the main ideas, knowledge and information that you thought was significant from each chapter in the book. Extended bullet points of main issues are also acceptable. See the corresponding rubric for guidelines.

Chapters:

1. Different Drums and Different Drummers
2. The Four Temperaments
3. Mating and Temperaments
4. Temperament in Children
5. Temperament in Leading

Writing Assignments

After the chapter reviews, write a two-page paper linking key concepts from the book Character and Temperament Types: Please Understand Me. by David Keirsey to your specific classroom context. By focusing your essay on an area of interest that is relevant to your teaching or professional experience, you will enhance your capacity to apply new concept learned in this class. You may choose to specifically focus your paper on classroom-management strategies from the book that are a change from your typical teaching methodology or practice.

Required Assignments

1. Chapter reviews and reflections. 2. Response to questions 3. DVD review/reflection 4. Final application essay or project activity(APA or MA writing style format.)

Email Assignments to: Assignments:teacherslearningcenter@gmail.com instructor Joseph C'de Baca 727-258-7233

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Character and Temperament Types: Please Understand Me

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2 Credits

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Email * (please provide personal email - school district emails often fail or get blocked)
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