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Intrapersonal Skills are talents or abilities that reside within the individual and aid him or her in problem solving (National Research Council (US) Committee on the Assessment of 21st Century Skills, 2011).
Employers want to have people who can cope with uncertain, new, and rapidly changing conditions on the job. This includes responding effectively to emergencies or crisis situations and learning new tasks, technologies, and procedures. The ability to handle work stress, adapt to different personalities, and communication styles, and cultures is also critical (National Research Council (US) COmmittee on the Assessment of 21st Century Skills, 2011).
In this section you will find important resources on adaptability, self-management/ development, initiative, self-confidence, resilience, and perseverance.
Source:National Research Council (US) Committee on the Assessment of 21st Century Skills. (2011). Assessing Intrapersonal Skills. In Assessing 21st century skills: Summary of a workshop (4). Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK84217/
Provides some background to the term Emotional Intelligence, which covers the following aspects of personality: self-awareness, emotional management, self-motivation, empathy, relationship management, communication skills and personal style.
Films on Demand (37 min)
Utilizing archival materials and newer visuals, this program introduces students to the vocabulary and innovative methods of this influential thinker. Dr. Bandura’s narration imbues the video with his compelling presentation style and intellectual authority.
Films on Demand (25:01 min)
This video tells all, as it explains the difference between specific and general skills, types of documents to include that illustrate those skills, and how to make use of the portfolio at an interview.
Films on Demand (14:26 min)
This program helps viewers discover what emotional competence is and how to develop it in four easy steps. First, users define emotional competence—recognizing your own thinking patterns and getting in touch with your own intuition.
Films on Demand (23:00 min)
This video teaches young people the value of personal management skills, and provides tips and strategies for getting organized in several key areas: living space, school materials, study time, extracurricular activities, and social life.
Films on Demand - (18:38 min)
Three strategies to help students make better use of their time are presented in this program. They include the development of a term calendar on which students list important academic "events," such as term-paper deadlines and exam dates