Chickering’s theory of identity development. Adam Crawford. Premise.
“Building on Erikson’s discussion of identity and intimacy (1959/1980), Chickering saw the establishment of identity as the core developmental issue with which student grapple during their college years” (Evans, Forney, Guido, Patton, & Renn, 2010, p. 65).
Moving Through Autonomy Toward Interdependence
Developing Mature Interpersonal Relationships
perseverance and success
What Not to Do…
“The essence of independence has been to think and act according to standards from within, not without.” ~ Aleister Crowley
“No man is an island.” ~ John Donne
What Not to Do…
Three Sequential/Overlapping Stages:
Friendships and Student Communities
Student Development Programs and Services
With each key influence, consider how well Missouri State (or your alma mater) does in utilizing these environmental factors to advance student development.
After each slide, I’ll ask for a few examples, opinions, or comments.
“For development to occur, teaching should involve active learning, student-faculty interaction, timely feedback, high expectations, and respect for individual learning differences” (Evans et al., 2010, p. 70).
Integration of Work and Learning
Recognition and Respect for Individual Differences
Acknowledgement of the Cyclical Nature of Learning and Development
Specific Student Populations
Evans, N. J., Forney, D. S., Guido, F. M., Patton, L. D., & Renn, K. A. (2010). Student development in college: theory, research and practice. (2nd ed.).San Francisco, CA: John Wiley & Sons.
Lounsbury, J. W., Saudargas, R. A., Gibson, L. W. , & Leong, F. T. (2005). An investigation of broad and narrow personality traits in relation to general and domain-specific life satisfaction of college students. Research in Higher Education, 46(6), 707-729. doi: 10.1007/s11162-004-4140-6
Riggs, R. O. (1994). Education and identity (2nd Ed.). Educational Studies, 25(4), 295. http:// tandfonline.com/toc/heds20/current