Narrative, Identity and Leadership in Emerging Adulthood: The Getting of Wisdom

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Title

Narrative, Identity and Leadership in Emerging Adulthood: The Getting of Wisdom

Description

David F. Putnam Science Center, Room 126
Qualitative research allows for a thorough understanding of human social and emotional phenomena. This panel presentation focuses on the importance of qualitative intrinsic case studies conducted by members of the Honors Senior Capstone. Four lenses of inquiry were employed in the study: Campbell's Hero's Journey, the dialogical self, experience in the Millennial generation, and global engagement. The research utilized these lenses to explore, through an intensive study of the constructed self, the life of an emerging adult as s/he examined the development of adult identity and leadership. The case study utilized data analysis, history, interviews, personal narrative, and focused reflection, with particular emphasis on the students' transformation during the college years. The presentation will describe the process of self-examination, and will demonstrate the value of qualitative study of the evolution of graduating college students as they seek meaningful work and an authentic adult life.
Fleischer, Leonard

Creator

Ryan, Eryn M.
Cauchon, Evelyn Crowell
Sonia, Allison Nicole
Tulley, Jessica Lynn

Date

2016-04-09

Identifier

https://commons.keene.edu/s/KSCArchive/item/21115

Subject

Psychology

Type

Presentation

Provenance

Keene State College

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