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  1. Feb 2018
    1. Our principal claim is that a valid EI concept can bedistinguished from other approaches. This valid conceptionof EI includes the ability to engage in sophisticated infor-mation processing about one’s own and others’ emotionsand the ability to use this information as a guide to thinkingand behavior.

      This is a really good definition imo.

    2. the termemotional intelligenceis now employedto cover too many things—too many different traits, toomany different concepts (Landy, 2005; Murphy & Side-man, 2006; Zeidner, Roberts, & Matthews, 2004). “Thesemodels,” wrote Daus and Ashkanasy (2003, pp. 69–70),“have done more harm than good regarding establishingemotional intelligence as a legitimate, empirical constructwith incremental validity potential.

      This idea might help us not oversimplify the term 'emotional intelligence.'

    3. The original definition of EI conceptualized it as a setof interrelated abilities (Mayer & Salovey, 1997; Salovey& Mayer, 1990). Yet other investigators have described EIas an eclectic mix of traits, many dispositional, such ashappiness, self-esteem, optimism, and self-management,rather than as ability based

      If they are dispositional and not ability-based then there are limitations.

    4. one commentator recently argued that EI is an invalidconcept in part because it is defined in too many ways(Locke, 2005, p. 425)

      We shouldn't claim there is one simple definition of EI.

    5. . The orig-inal idea was that some individuals possess the ability toreason about and use emotions to enhance thought moreeffectively than others

      first tentative notion of EI

  2. Apr 2016
    1. This also represents the lack of power women have in Macbeth

      Or it might represent the subservient role they play to men in public. I think she does have power in the relationship.

    2. She says lines such as

      Or you could say 'She expresses strong, shocking sentiment...'

    3. Women play a major role in the play Macbeth

      Could you start with a general statement about the role women play in Shakespeare plays in general?

  3. Feb 2016
    1. I've been wondering why my students are not getting into forum discussions eg not even in Facebook groups or after blog posts. For some stupid reason I didn't backtrack; I just kept insisting it could still work. Is it because it's more intuitive to respond to a line or phrase?