College Veteran Transition Stories: The Use of Weblogs to Explore Military-to-college Transition Narratives

College Veteran Transition Stories: The Use of Weblogs to Explore Military-to-college Transition Narratives

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Literature investigating career transitions of college veterans is sparse and out of date. To begin re-exploring the lived experiences of enlisted veterans who have transitioned back into the civilian world as full-time college students, I utilized blogs to collect narrative data about veterans who transitioned from the military into the full-time college setting. Blogs allow participants to both write about and share their stories with a community of peers. The data was analyzed using a constructivist-interpretist paradigm that gave qvoice to participants' experiences by means of extensive quotationq (Fassinger, 2005, p. 157).served in the Army for four years from 2002 to 2006 (see Appendix L); Echo: A 25 year old, Caucasian female junior majoring in Speech Communications. She served in the Navy ... every week in personal narrative essay format. To generate anbsp;...


Title:College Veteran Transition Stories: The Use of Weblogs to Explore Military-to-college Transition Narratives
Author: Dimitrios Jason Stalides
Publisher:ProQuest - 2008
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