PERSONALITY DIMENSTIONS ASSIGNMENT
You must use the information from your PD score sheet, PD lecture, and in-class exercises to answer the following questions:
1. Hand in your “Scoring my Personality Dimensions” sheet only. Please do not submit your entire PD package. Please submit an electronic copy of your scoresheet and written assignment. (3 marks)
(Note: assignments will be considered incomplete without this form and will not be graded)
2. Research Question:
a. Define personality using a personality model that was not discussed in class.
Note that the definition of personality will change depending on the personality model you select. Use 3-5 external sources (i.e., not your textbook) to describe the concept of personality. Think about what personality means to you and search for a theory that best fits your ideas. Please do not describe personality from your own personal perspective and knowledge. You must conduct research to answer this question.
Describe the personality model you selected in detail and in your own words. That is, describe each factor in the model. Direct quotes and internet sources are not permitted. Online sources should not be used unless they are peer-reviewed. (4 marks)
(Note: use correct APA format for in-text citations and reference list).
b. Describe how each factor in the model you selected in part (a) applies to communication. Give real world examples and applications to communication. You are not required to conduct research to answer this question. Please draw on your own understanding of interpersonal interactions. You may use the communication principles and concepts from your textbook to answer part (b).
You are not required to compare and contrast the model you selected with Personality dimensions. In fact, you are not required to discuss personality dimensions in your answer at all. (4 marks)
3. According to Personality Dimensions (PD) theory, everyone is “plaid”. (a) What is...