Research Proposal: Values Definition and Self-Identity among University-Age Students


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Research Proposal:
Values Definition And Self-Identity Among University-Age Students
Based on Cooley’s (1902) concept of the looking-glass self, this experiment will evaluate the development of self-identity during a critical time in human development, the transition between adolescence and adulthood. Because university-age students must uniquely balance the experiences and values of their childhood and their newfound academic knowledge, their identity is likely in flux. This study will examine to what extent students are moving away from the values of their family and towards those of their peers, and how this transition shapes how they see themselves in the university context.
As Cooley (1902) writes,...
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