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Robbins, Claire Kathleen; Johnson, Nicole J.; Pete, Kendall; Porcaro, Gabby; Accapadi, Mamta Motwani; Kniess, Dena – New Directions for Student Services, 2019
By integrating their own narratives with theory and research, the authors share practical implications of the complex relationship between professional role transitions and multiple social identities.
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Role, Career Change, Identification (Psychology)
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Graham-Bailey, Marona; Richardson Cheeks, Bridget L.; Blankenship, Benjamin T.; Stewart, Abigail J.; Chavous, Tabbye M. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2019
The negotiation of multiple social identities (e.g., race, gender, and socioeconomic status) is relevant to emerging adults in their first year of college, with important implications for their social attitudes and subsequent intergroup interactions and behaviors (Arnett, 2000; Jones & Abes, 2013). Social identity scholarship acknowledges that…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Racial Differences, Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status
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Prati, Gabriele; Albanesi, Cinzia; Pietrantoni, Luca – Environmental Education Research, 2017
By using a panel design in a sample of 298 undergraduate/master students at an Italian public university, the present study aimed to test longitudinally the interplay among environmental attitudes, pro-environmental behavior, social identity, and pro-environmental institutional climate. The relationships were tested with cross-lagged analysis…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment)
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Martin, Georgianna L.; Williams, Brittany; Reynolds Young, Carley – New Directions for Student Services, 2018
This chapter explores social class as an important aspect of identity among college students. An emphasis is placed on how social class and social class identity are included and excluded from the literature, discourse, and practice in student affairs.
Descriptors: Social Class, Identification (Psychology), College Students, Student Personnel Services
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Suwinyattichaiporn, Tara – Communication Teacher, 2016
Courses: Intercultural Communication, Communication and Identity, Interpersonal Communication. Objectives: After completing this semester-long activity, students should be able to (1) discuss and apply the concepts of social identities; (2) analyze the influence of self-identities on online communication practices of self to others and others to…
Descriptors: Social Media, Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Identification (Psychology)
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Verkuyten, Maykel; Thijs, Jochem; Gharaei, Nadya – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2019
In this paper we discuss the social identity processes by which discrimination can have an impact on ethnic-racial minority group students' academic engagement. After considering the forms, targets and sources of discrimination, we argue that discrimination implies social identity threat. Threats to ethnic/racial identity compromise specific…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Minority Group Students, Academic Achievement, Racial Identification
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Mingfang, Zhu; Qi, Wang – Higher Education Studies, 2018
From "God's favored person" to "ordinary worker", college students become indifferent to life and addicted to web gaming because they face a rapid devaluation of college student identity in China. At the same time, MOOC and other online learning resources are bringing students better personal learning environment and requiring…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Self Concept, Online Courses
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Drezner, Noah D. – Journal of Higher Education, 2018
Scholars have long documented the intersection between social identity and experiences within higher education. However, we know very little about the role of social identity in shaping alumni engagement with their alma mater, specifically through philanthropic giving. Building upon social identity and social distance theories and the…
Descriptors: Private Financial Support, Educational Finance, Fund Raising, Higher Education
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Martin, Georgianna L.; Smith, Matthew J.; Williams, Brittany M. – New Directions for Student Services, 2018
This chapter discusses how deficit thinking around issues of social class can influence college students' social class identity development.
Descriptors: Social Class, Self Concept, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Logeswaran, Sophini; Hollett, Megan; Zala, Sonia; Richardson, Lisa; Scior, Katrina – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: A 2005 review by Beart, Hardy and Buchan, asking how people with intellectual disabilities view their social identities, has been widely cited, indicating this important topic needs an updated review. This review covers research on how people with intellectual disabilities view their ascribed label; to what extent they ascribe it to…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Self Concept, Social Bias, Psychological Patterns
Hudgins, Audrey; Lopardo, Gina M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
There is a growing societal need for civic-minded leaders, and undergraduate students are poised to become the future leaders and decision makers for a global society. This dissertation explores the demographics and experiences of undergraduate students and their perceived civic-mindedness at a predominantly White, urban, Jesuit-Catholic, liberal…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Self Concept, Civics, Citizenship
Lopardo, Gina M.; Hudgins, Audrey – ProQuest LLC, 2018
There is a growing societal need for civic-minded leaders, and undergraduate students are poised to become the future leaders and decision makers for a global society. This dissertation explores the demographics and experiences of undergraduate students and their perceived civic-mindedness at a predominantly White, urban, Jesuit-Catholic, liberal…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Self Concept, Civics, Citizenship
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Kisfalusi, Dorottya; Janky, Béla; Takács, Károly – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
This study aims at disentangling the effects of status generalization and social identity processes on ability perceptions among early adolescents. Double standards theory predicts that people use different standards for making inferences about others' abilities based on social status. Social identity processes, however, imply that people evaluate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Gender Differences, Ethnicity
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Bruner, Mark W.; Balish, Shea M.; Forrest, Christopher; Brown, Sarah; Webber, Kristine; Gray, Emily; McGuckin, Matthew; Keats, Melanie R.; Rehman, Laurene; Shields, Christopher A. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2017
An emerging area of research has focused on understanding how the group dynamics of a sport team influence positive youth development (PYD). The identities that youth form through their membership in sport teams (i.e., social identities) have been found to influence teammate behavior and team performance. Yet, minimal work exists on social…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Youth, Group Dynamics, Regression (Statistics)
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Roland, Ericka; Agosto, Vonzell – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2017
This article reports on a phenomenographic study of Black women undergraduates who were resident assistants in a predominantly White institution (PWI) of higher education. Critical race feminism, namely intersectionality, was used to explore how they navigated the responsibilities of their position and social identities. Findings are that…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, African American Students, Females, Resident Advisers
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