speech010 journal 1

How to Complete the Journal

  1. Answer each of the following questions using complete sentences.
  2. Answers must be identified by using a different color ink.
  3. Be sure to answer each question completely and work to incorporate material from the text, course exercises and discussions.
  4. Answers must integrate course terminology and personal experience.
  5. All journals must be submitted on Canvas.
  6. Please use the following format to type your responses following each question. Review the Chapter Journal Grading Rubric.

What is your Myers-Briggs Personality Type?

  1. Take the Myers-Briggs Personality Test. It should be 72 questions.
  2. This is the link: (Links to an external site.)http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.asp (Links to an external site.)
  3. Read the meaning of your assessment in detail at this link: http://www.personalitypathways.com/type_inventory.html (Links to an external site.)
  4. For the writing section: For your results, discuss how you came to believe you have those traits. Be sure to include terms from the textbook to help you explain your self-concept development.

Here are some guiding suggestions/questions for your journal:

    1. Identify a specific person or event that help develop each of the four letters of your self-concept.
    2. Whose self-concept do you influence? Explain how the socialization process shape the self-concept. Describe at least three instances in which your communication has affected the self concept of another person.
    3. Provide three examples that illustrate how your personality characteristics affect how you communicate with others. How can you attribute the interactions to a particular communication trait?
    4. Are there benefits or drawbacks to having specific personality traits? How do you feel about your results for the Myers-Briggs Personality test? Do you agree or disagree? Explain why.
    5. Which personality trait, if any, do you wish to manage to improve your interactions with others? Explain.