This holistic case study exploring the identity formation of a multicultural female college student stemmed from a previous study. Understanding the process of cultural integration is vital for counselors and educators to recognize because the confusion in integrating crosscultural experiences and culture groups can be part of the reason an individual seeks counseling. Observation, five in-depth interviews, and a photo journal composed of ten pictures were used to gather information over a span of six months. Furthermore, six themes identified in the initial study were explored to see how they appear in the participant’s everyday life. The six themes were language, race, religion, cultural appreciation, education, and dominant culture. Findings in the areas of cultural integration are presented.
Peters, Annette Susanne and Lahman, Maria
""Am I at Peace"?: A Deeper Look Into Identity Formation and Integration,"
Journal of Educational Research and Innovation: Vol. 3
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digscholarship.unco.edu/jeri/vol3/iss1/3