The Keirsey Temperament and Character tests resemble the Meyers-Briggs test. They can be taken on line and scored immediately. The temperament and character types are explained. There is also a short list of careers aligned with the character types. Architect, for example, is aligned with rational, teacher is aligned with idealist, etc. Students will enjoy taking the tests and learning about themselves from the scores they receive. The scores can also be used by instructors at the beginning of courses to learn about students and better plan instructional strategies, emphases, and individualized responses.
The Keirsey Temperament Questionnaire:
Students (and instructors) can complete this questionnaire (the Keirsey Temperament Sorter II) on line and have it scored immediately. Bar graph scores indicate whether they are more attentive or expressive, introspective or observant, tender or tough, and probing or scheduled.

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