Emotional Intelligence: Achieving Academic and Career Excellence in College and in Life / Edition 2

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Overview

Emotional Intelligence is a self-directional learning program to help you identify, learn, and practice emotional skills. Dynamic, engaging, and research-based, this book provides an education model for lifelong experiential learning including these skills:

Self-Management Skills

  • Drive Strength
  • Time Management
  • Commitment Ethic
  • Positive Change
Intrapersonal Skills
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress Management
Personal Leadership Skills
  • Comfort
  • Empathy
  • Decision Making
  • Leadership
Interpersonal Skills
  • Assertion
  • Anger Control
  • Anxiety Management

For additional information visit www.pearsonhighered.com

The Institute for Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a self-sustaining education initiative whose mission is to promote and facilitate the exchange of applications, best practices, and the latest research connected with the education-based theory of EI. The 9th Annual 2012 Institute for Emotional Intelligence conference will convene on the Riverwalk in beautiful San Antonio, Texas, February 20-25, 2012. Mark your calendars and learn more about this professional development opportunity at http://www.regonline.com/2012_EI_Institute

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Meet the Author

Darwin Nelson, Ph.D., is a Consulting Psychologist and Diplomate, American Psychotherapy Association, Patron and Life Member, Forumn for Emotional Intelligence Learning (FEIL) in India, and Principal, Emotional Intelligence Learning Systems, Inc. He is cofounder of the Emotional Intelligence Training and Research Institute (EITRI) and has held tenured professorships in Psychology and Education, Texas A&M University-Kingsville. He has taught at every level from secondary to doctoral.

Gary Low, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Education, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, a Consulting Psychologist, Patron and Life Member, Forum for EI Learning (FEIL) in India, and Principal, Emotional Intelligence Learning Systems, Inc. He is cofounder of the Emotional Intelligence Training and Research Institute (EITRI). He has served as professor, department chair, director of major programs, and dean at Texas A&M-Kingsville. He has developed and taught EI courses for first-generation college students, graduate, and doctoral students.

Friends since first grade and working together since 1977, Darwin Nelson and Gary Low have created, researched, and developed the education, transformative theory and model of emotional intelligence and the Emotional Learning System. Together and individually, they have authored books, articles, and positive assessment instruments used worldwide in education, training, and teaching. Now, spanning four decades, they work collaboratively with educators, organizations, and colleges in designing and implementing EI curricula, programs, and resources to build healthy students, people, organizations, and communities.

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Table of Contents

Introduction Emotional Intelligence and Your Emotional Mind

Chapter 1 Your Emotional Mind

The Emotional System

Breaking the Emotional Reactivity Habit

Healthy Learning Environments

Stress, Burnout, and Boredom

College Success Factors

High Achievement and Self-Directed Learning

Twelve Important Lessons

Chapter 2 Developing an Emotionally Healthy Mind

The Emotional Learning System

Applying the Emotional Learning System

Learning Styles

Necessary Conditions for Learning

Changing Your Emotional Mind

The Emotional Skills Assessment Process

Chapter 3 Interpersonal Skills: Assertion and Anger Management and Anxiety Management

Assertion

Emotional Intelligence Lesson 1: Assertion

Anger Management

Emotional Intelligence Lesson 2: Anger Management

Anxiety Management

Emotional Intelligence Lesson 3: Anxiety Management

When Emotions Are Negative

Chapter 4 Leadership Skills: Social Awareness, Empathy, Decision Making, and Positive Influence

Social Awareness

Emotional Intelligence Lesson 4: Social Awareness

Empathy

Emotional Intelligence Lesson 5: Empathy

Decision Making

Emotional Intelligence Lesson 6: Decision Making

Positive Influence

Emotional Intelligence Lesson 7: Positive Influence

Chapter 5 Self-Management Skills: Drive Strength, Commitment Ethic, Time Management, and Positive Change

Drive Strength

Emotional Intelligence Lesson 8: Drive Strength

Goal Checklist

Commitment Ethic

Emotional Intelligence Lesson 9: Commitment

Time Management

Emotional Intelligence Lesson 10: Time

Goal Checklist

Potential Problem Area: Change Orientation

Positive Change

Emotional Intelligence Lesson 11: Positive Change

Chapter 6: Intrapersonal Skills: Self-Esteem and Stress Management

Self-Esteem

Emotional Intelligence Lesson 12: Self-Esteeem

Stress Management

Emotional Intelligence Lesson 13: Stress

Chapter 7 Self-Renewal and Personal Excellence

Thoughts About Excellence and Self-Renewal

Personal Excellence

Systems, Principles, and Skills

Emotional Skills Profile

Personal Excellence Inventory

Continuum of Excellence

Self-Renewal

Achieving Academic and Career Excellence

Lifelong Emotional Learning

Last Word

Imagineering Activities for Renewal and Development

Appendix: Emotional Intelligence Theories

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