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Education and Identity

Education and Identity - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-1555425913

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ISBN13: 978-1555425913
ISBN10: 1555425917
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Publisher: Jossey-Bass, Inc.
Published: 1993
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Education and Identity - 2ND 93 edition

ISBN13: 978-1555425913

Arthur W. Chickering

ISBN13: 978-1555425913
ISBN10: 1555425917
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 93
Publisher: Jossey-Bass, Inc.

Published: 1993
International: No
Summary

This completely revised and updated edition of Arthur W. Chickering's classic work presents new findings from the last twenty-five years and describes policies and practices in higher education that will foster the broad-based development of human talent essential to our society in the twenty-first century. Education and Identity offers a framework for human development that includes seven "vectors" - such as developing competence, managing emotions, moving through autonomy toward interdependence, and others - critical to the needs of every college student. Drawing on the latest research, including recent findings on gender and multicultural differences, the authors show how institutions can strengthen development along these vectors. They examine such factors as institutional objectives, size, curriculum, student programs and services, and student-faculty relationships that contribute to educationally powerful environments. More important, Education and Identity provides a framework for thinking systematically about students' developmental patterns and makes concrete suggestions for fostering growth in areas such as interpersonal relationships, identity, purpose, and integrity.

Author Bio

Chickering, Arthur W. : George Mason University

Arthur W. Chickering is professor of educational leadership and human development at George Mason University. He is author of numerous books and the recipient of numerous awards, including the E. F. Lindquist Award from the American Educational Research Association for his studies of college impacts on student development.

Reisser, Linda : Rockland Community College

Linda Reisser is dean of Student Services at Rockland Community College. She had been a participant in the National Institute for Leadership Development "Leaders of the '80s" program and a Fellow of the National Center on Adult Learning.

Table of Contents

1. A Current Theoretical Context for Student Development

Part One: The Seven Vectors: An Overview

2. Developing Competence
3. Managing Emotions
4. Through Autonomy Toward Interdependence
5. Developing Mature Interpersonal Relationships
6. Establishing Identity
7. Developing Purpose
8. Developing Integrity

Part Two: Key Influences on Student Development

9. Clear and Consistent Institutional Objectives
10. Institutional Size
11. Student-Faculty Relationships
12. Curriculum
13. Teaching
14. Friendships and Students Communities
15. Student Development Programs and Services
16. Creating Educationally Powerful Environments

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