NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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Course Descriptions

Quiet: The Power of Introverts

HNES 2000

This course is intended to increase student awareness and understanding of introverts.


  1. Students will identify and discuss the meaning of the “extrovert ideal” in education and sport settings.
  2. Students will learn about their own termperament.
  3. Students will learn how other cultures view extroverts and introverts.
  4. Students will learn how to appreciate and value the contributions of introverts.
  5. Students will apply book concepts by intergrating them into a personal reflection paper.

Required Text:

Cain, S. (2013). Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Random House, New York.