Development theories

Chickering’s Theory

  1. Description of the theory
  2. Literature Review
  3. Case study
  4. Application
  5. Discussion
    FOUNDATIONAL THEORIES
  6. Foundations of Student Development Theory
  7. Chickering’s Theory of Identity Development
  8. Schlossberg’s Transition Theory
  9. Mental Health & Ability
    WELLNESS THEORIES
  10. Women’s Ways of Knowing
  11. Ecology Theory
  12. Kolb’s Theory of Learning
    DIVERSITY & IDENTITY THEORIES
  13. Social Identity Development
  14. Individual Diversity Development
  15. Gender Identity Development
  16. Sexual Orientation Development
    ETHICAL & RELIGIOUS THEORIES
  17. Gender Identity Development
  18. Sexual Orientation Identity Development
  19. Social Identity Development

Find a story of a student that illustrates this theory. This can be found in a movie or a documentary (i.e. Precious), a novel (i.e., Hope in the Unseen), or even a periodical (like a newspaper or magazine article). Describe this student’s story and explain how it illustrates your chosen theory.
APPLICATION 8
Based on your understanding of this theory, how can professionals in higher education meet the needs of students they serve whom are going through this process of development.
DISCUSSION 8
What are your concluding thoughts about this theory? Does it seem to accurately describe the process of development for applicable students? Why or why not? How does this theory reflect current events in our society? How might this theory be more or less applicable to students over the next 20 years?

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