“How to Be Emotionally Intelligent” by Daniel Goleman

This short piece, “How to Be Emotionally Intelligent” from the New  York Times identifies traits of an “emotionally intelligent” leader; they are skills that could be applied to many balanced individuals. The article, published in 2015 by Daniel Goleman, also offers a general definition of what “emotional intelligence” can mean.



Resource 11: “Colleges Get Proactive in Addressing Depression on Campus”-The New York Times

This article in the New York Times discusses causes for rising levels of stress on campus, the potential stigma surrounding mental illness, and how several campuses are attempting to help their students.

Colleges Get Proactive in Addressing Depression on Campus”New York Times

Resource 9: “One Student’s Story: A Climb Out of Depression, Doubt, and Academic Failure”-The New York Times

This student’s story describes factors that led to her downward spiral during her first years of college and her successful path of coming out of the experience successful as a student and as a better prepared adult.

“One Student’s Story: A Climb Out of Depression, Doubt, and Academic Failure”-The New York Times

Resource 8: “Why College Freshmen Need to Take Emotions 101”-Washington Post

This article, published in 2014 in the Washington Post, raised attention nationwide about an increasing problem of depression among freshmen on college campuses across the country. Though the audience of this article is targeted to parents, many of the issues are relevant to your reading as a student.


Resource 7: Q&A “First Generation Students”-The New York Times

For your summary assignment, click on this link to go to the New York Times article and and choose one of the answers to summarize. To get the full source, you will need to choose the topic and click on the + beside it so the full account shows. The + will turn to an X when it is fully displayed.


Resource 4: “Essay Writing”: Expository, Narrative, Descriptive, and Persuasive/Argumentative Essays-Purdue OWL

This resource is actually 5 separate resources but we will look at them all as one.

The first is an overview of essay writing: “Essay Writing”: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/01/

Second, an overview of the Expository essay and the classic “five part” essay: “Expository Essays”: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/02/

Third, an overview of the Descriptive Essay, a technique we will discuss in this class: “Descriptive Essays” : https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/3/

Fourth, an overview of the Narrative Essay, a technique we will also discuss: “Narrative Essays”: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/4/

And finally, an overview of argumentative or persuasive techniques, which we will also discuss in this class: “Argumentative Essays”: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/5/