CiteSeerX — Document Not FoundThe role of identity in higher education research exists in a paradoxical intellectual space. On the one hand, the very notion of identity means, as its Latin root idem betrays, being the same; on the other hand, the concept of identity has become, practically, ideologically, and intellectually, a political notion that posits difference as much as uniformity Gergen, Modern notions of identity thus have the paradoxical nature of both being a property of a self, and a property given to a self based on association with others. Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
Arthur W. Chickering
Vector 7: Developing Integrity Integrity involves the ability to create personal values and beliefs that were established as a result of exploring options and keeping an open mind. Full Name Comment goes here. Student Development 32 5 : - Bioland, P.
Beyond the Seven Vectors with Arthur Chickering
Chickering explains the process of identity development. The theory was created specifically to examine the identity development process of students in higher education , but it has been used in other areas as well. During his employment at Goddard College , Chickering started in on the research for his theory. The research, which he began in and finished in , involved surveying college students. The students were traditional in age, and were enrolled as sophomores through senior.