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Training and Learning Styles—Training Basics by Susan Russell

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Learning Style Inventories

There are many widely used learning style inventories that address personality differences, information processing styles, social interaction differences, and instructional preferences. The results can yield useful learner profiles. But it is at least unethical—and sometimes dangerous or illegal— to use these instruments unless you are adequately trained in their proper administration, scoring, interpretation, and application.

Personality Testing Instruments

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is one of the most widely used personality assessment instruments. Katherine Briggs and her daughter Isabel Briggs Myers based their work on that of Swiss psychologist Carl Jung. The instrument they developed has a person ...

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