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American Journal of Educational Research. 2017, 5(2), 197-206
DOI: 10.12691/education-5-2-15
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Twenty First Century Skills for Achieving Education, Life, Work Success

Darwin Nelson1, Gary Low1 and Rick Hammett1,

1Emotional Intelligence Learning Systems, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

Pub. Date: February 25, 2017

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Darwin Nelson, Gary Low and Rick Hammett. Twenty First Century Skills for Achieving Education, Life, Work Success. American Journal of Educational Research. 2017; 5(2):197-206. doi: 10.12691/education-5-2-15

Abstract

Living and working successfully in the 21st Century require skill sets and competencies of transformative emotional intelligence. More and more evidence and research zero in on the need to learn and gain the positive contributions of the emotional mind to support and balance traditional learning. The purpose of this article is to provide a research based learning model of emotional intelligence. The five key learning skills dimensions include (a) Interpersonal and Communication, (b) Personal Leadership, (c) Self-Management, (d) Intrapersonal Development, and (e) Recognizing and Reducing Potential Problem Areas are presented. Original research by the authors, more than sixty doctoral dissertations, colleague research, and institutional studies have guided the development of an education and learning model of transformative emotional intelligence to meet work, career, and life skills needed to experience more health and effectiveness in a complex world.

Keywords:
emotional intelligence21st century skills college success

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