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ERIC Number: EJ860466
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1559-5455
Conceptualizing Identity Development: Unmasking the Assumptions within Inventories Measuring Identity Development
Moran, Christy D.
NASPA Journal, v46 n3 p469-481 2009
The purpose of this qualitative research was to analyze the dimensions and manifestations of identity development embedded within commonly used instruments measuring student identity development. To this end, a content analysis of ten identity assessment tools was conducted to determine the assumptions about identity development contained therein. Findings suggest the importance of determining and assessing all dimensions and manifestations of identity development. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure; White Racial Identity Attitude Scale