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Self-Assessment Resources

Self-Assessment Resources


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Assessing Your Collaboration: A Self-Evaluation Tool

Lynne M. Borden

Bibliography of Books on Self-Assessment

Body-Mind Queendom
A collection of tests and some other materials. The site comes from a psychology and psychiatry perspective.

Career Key
A free online interests assessment instrument to match interests to potential careers. 

Online career and personal assessment tools, some which require saving data offline. Each tool suggests how much time it will take to complete.


DVC Learning Style Survey for College
An introduction, four categories of styles (visual/verbal; visual nonverbal; tactile/kinesthetic; auditory/verbal), and a self-assessment web-based tool. Results/scores are based upon 32 questions. 

Emotional Intelligence Evaluation
Abridged evaluation of several aspects of emotional intelligence and ways to improve it.

Implicit Attitude Assessment Tools
(age, gender, race, professional)

Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire:
Introduction, learning preferences on four dimensions (active/reflective, sensing/intuitive, visual/verbal, and sequential/global); and a self-assessment instrument



Keirsey Temperament Sorter
This online test is like a short MBTI exam. After answering a set of questions you are returned a 4-letter personality indicator along with an explanatory document.

David Keirsey

Who would you be if you had lived during medieval times?

Learning Disabilities Resource Community's Self-assessment Instrument
Based upon Howard Gardner's work on multiple intelligences (linguistic, mathematic, visual/spatial, body/kinesthetic, naturalistic, music, interpersonal, intrapersonal). Results/scores are based upon 80 questions.

Learning Styles Evaluation, 44 questions returning a score on preference for visual, audio, or "haptic" learning. Begins with an intro on learning styles, and description of each.

North Carolina State University

MAPP - Motivational Assessment of Personal Potential
An interest survey, similar to the Strong Interest Inventory offered in five languages. Allow 15 to 20 minutes to complete. It is a collection of 71 options, each consisting of 3 statements. You must indicate which statement you most prefer and which you least prefer. When you have finished, you can review your free detailed career analysis.

Mind Tools
This site has info on managing stress, managing your relationship with others (family, friends, and employees), and "techniques to help you think excellently."


Myers-Briggs Type Indicator(s) Instrument (MBTI)
Career profiles by personality type; information on the eight preferences and 16 types. The test is offered at a fee, but the rest of the information is free.

Personality and IQ Tests
Links to many different IQ and personality tests that give back automatic results. Some of them are just for fun.

Personality Type Profiles Directory
Click on one of the four-letter combinations for an explanation of traits and characteristics of that type.

Self-Directed Search
Help find careers or educational programs to match skills and interests. Fee--based assessment tool.

John Holland
Psychological Assessment
Resources, Inc. 

Test Your IQ, Personality, or Entrepreneurial Skills on the Web
Links to many self-assessment and personality tests available online. It will also tell you if these are online exams, download and run exams, or pen and paper tests.

The Holland Career Interests Game
This simple game is designed to help match your interests and skills with similar careers. A separate Web page for each of the six different Holland groups: Realistic, Artistic, Investigative, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional.

University of Missouri-

SuccessTypes Learning Style Type Indicator
Based on the Myers Briggs Type Indicators (Extraversion, Introversion, Sensing, Intuition, Thinking, Feeling, Judging, Perceiving)  Introduction and links to related Myers Briggs type indicators.  Results/scores are based upon 28 questions.


Global Assessment tool And Cultural profile (sample questions)

Trompenaars Hampden-

Ageless Learner Self Assessments

Style and Motivation Assessments

Lynne M. Borden

Workstyles: A tool for communication and collaboration


Other Assessment Compilations

The Riley Guide Self Assessment Resources

About.Com Self Assessment


Choosing Media Strategically for Team Communications
Lisa Kimball, GroupJazz