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Volume 1

The International Journal of Transformative Emotional Intelligence

TIJTRI ISSN 2165-0098








Editors’ Notes (p. vii)

Letter from Dr. Arthur Linskey (p. viii)

Foreword (p. xi)

1.  Liberating and Actualizing Human Potential (pp. 15-20)

by Darwin Nelson
In this 2010  Keynote at the 3rd Global Forum for EI and Leadership, the author answers common questions and about the education-transformative model of emotional intelligence.


2. The Transformational Model of Emotional Intelligence: Improving Student Access and Success (pp. 21-38)

by Gary Low and Richard Hammett
The Emotional Skills Assessment Process (ESAP) is used in many curriculum initiatives in higher education.  In this article, a discussion is provided of research derived hallmarks and model programs from several key initiatives throughout higher education.


3. Emotional Intelligence, Teacher Education, and Future Studies (pp. 39-50)

by Madeline Justice, Sue Espinoza, B.Lynn Veitch, and Mei-Ying “Elaine” Lin
A report of past, present, and future teacher preparation research using the education model of emotional intelligence.


4. Emotional Intelligence and Foreign Language Proficiency: Relating and Comparing ESAP and TOEFL Performance (pp. 51-60)

by Forouzan Farnia
A relational and comparative study evaluating emotional intelligence performance as measured by the ESAP and mastery of English as a second language as measured by the PBT TOEFL.


5. The Standardization of the Emotional Skills Assessment Process (ESAP) for South African Students of Higher Education (pp. 61-72))

by Shafeeka Yusuf Dockrat
The challenges, solutions, and success of the implementation and standardization of the ESAP in Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa.


6. Professional Military Education (PME) in the USAF SOS Leadership Course: Incorporating Emotional Intelligence (pp. 73-96)

by Richard Hammett, Cory Hollon, & Patricia Maggard
A study was conducted at Air University’s Squadron Officer College (SOC) to evaluate relationships between two constructs; leadership and EI.  The article presents quantitative evidence supporting significant relationships between several EI skills measured by the Emotional Skills Assessment Process (ESAP) and student performance in the leadership curriculum in Air University’s, Squadron Officer’s School (SOS).


7. The Power of Emotional Intelligence in Transforming Lives: Voices from Higher Education (pp. 87-108)

by Pearl Reyes-Dominguez
Qualitative reflections are shared from the implementation of an EI program at a small private college in San Antonio, Texas.  The experience is told from the perspective of the faculty-administrator who championed the initiative, as well as from many of the students who benefitted directly.


8. Emotional Intelligence from the Perspective of Cognitive-Experiential Self-Theory (CEST) (pp. 109-121)

by Seymour Epstein
What is the difference between having knowledge about emotions and modeling emotional intelligence?  A discussion of limitations of two influential approaches and theories is provided.  An alternative based on CEST is introduced.

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