Student Development in College: Theory, Research, and Practice / Edition 1

Student Development in College: Theory, Research, and Practice / Edition 1

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Student Development in College: Theory, Research, and Practice / Edition 1

The Second edition of Student Development in College offers higher education professionals a clear understanding of the developmental challenges facing today's college students. Thoroughly revised and updated, this edition includes new integrative theories of student development, expanded coverage of social identity theories, a targeted focus on higher education-related research, a current review of student development research and application, and reconceptualization of typology theories as a way to understand individual differences.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787909253
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Series: Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 7.17(w) x 9.51(h) x 1.24(d)

Table of Contents

Figures and Exhibit ix

The Authors xii

Preface xvii

Acknowledgement xxiii

Part 1 Understanding and Using Student Development Theory 1

1 Definitions and Historical Roots of Students Development 5

2 Using Students Development Theory 22

Part 2 Foundation Theories 41

3 Psychosocial Identity Development 47

4 Chickering's Theory of Identity Development 64

5 Perry's Theory of Intellectual and Ethical Development 82

6 Moral Development Theory 99

7 Later Cognitive Structural Theories 119

8 Kolb's Theory of Experiential Learning 136

Part 3 Integrative Theories 153

9 Ecological Approaches to College Student Development 157

10 Development of Self-Authorship 176

11 Development of Faith and Spirituality 194

12 Schlossberg's Transition Theory 212

Part 4 Social Identity Development 227

13 Social Identity: Concept and Overview 233

14 Racial Identity Development 252

15 Ethnic Identity and Acculturation 271

16 Multiracial Identity Development 288

17 Sexual Identity Development 305

18 Gender and Gender Identity Development 327

Part 5 Concluding Reflections 347

19 Using Theories in Combination 349

20 Final Thoughts and Future Directions 359

Reference 373

Index 433

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