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Athabasca University

Dr. Reinekke Lengelle

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Education

  • PhD Tilburg University, The Netherlands
  • M.A. University of Leiden, The Netherlands
  • B.A. University of Leiden, The Netherlands

Supervisory Interests

  • writing for personal and professional development
  • career writing: creative, expressive, reflective writing for career development
  • career development
  • life writing
  • holistic health
  • adult education

Biography

Reinekke Lengelle, PhD developed a new form of narrative career guidance called, ‘career writing’ which entails using creative, expressive, and reflective forms of writing to foster the formation of a career identity. Her area of expertise is writing for personal and professional development, of which career writing is a part. She has taught with MAIS since 2003 and has been teaching writing since 1996, both online and face-to-face. Reinekke is also part of a research group at The Hague University, The Netherlands and publishes regularly in scholarly journals. She is also the faculty coordinator for The Journal of Integrated Studies.

Academic Publications

Lengelle, R., Van der Heijden, B., & Meijers, F. (2016). The foundations of career resilience. In K. Maree (Ed.), Psychology of Career Adaptability, Employability and Resilience. New York, NY. Springer Nature. (In press)

Lengelle, R., Meijers, F., & Hughes, D. (2016). Creative writing for life design: Reflexivity, metaphor and change processes through narrative. Journal of Vocational Behavior (In press)

Lengelle, R. (2016). What a career coach can learn from a playwright: Expressive dialogues for identity development.  In. H. J. M. Hermans (Ed.), Stimulating a Dialogical Self: Groups, Teams, Cultures, and Organizations.  New York, NY. Springer.

Lengelle, R. (2016). Narrative self-rescue: A poetic response to a precarious labour crisis. New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development, 28 (1), 46-49.

Lengelle, R., & Ashby, S. (2016). Writing as soul work: training teachers in a group-based career-narrative approach. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling. DOI: 10.1080/03069885.2016.1169366.

Lengelle, R. & Meijers, F. (2016). Playwright meets career coach: Writing dialogues to promote awareness and self-direction. In K. Maree & A. Di Fabio (Eds.), Exploring new horizons in career counselling: Turning challenges into opportunities. (pp. 315-327). Boston, MA: Sense Publishers.

Meijers, F. & Lengelle, R. (2016). Reflective Career Dialogues. South African Journal of Higher Education (In press).

Meijers, F., Lengelle, R., & Kopnina, H. (2016). Environmental Identity and Natural Resources: A Dialogical Learning Process. Resources, 5 (1), 11, 1-16.

Meijers, F., & Lengelle, R. (2016). Identiteitsleren via dialogen en loopbaanschrijven: het oversteken van binnen- en buitengrenzen. In A. Bakker, I. Zitter, S. Beausaert, & E. De Bruijn (Eds.), Tussen opleiding en beroepspraktijk: Het potentieel van boundary crossing. (pp. 39-54) Amsterdam: Van Gorcum.

Meijers, F., Kuijpers, M., Lengelle, R. & Winters, A., (2016). A dialogue worth having: Vocational competence, career identity, and a learning environment for 21st century success at work. In S. Billett, E. de Bruijn, L.  Nieuwenhuis, & J. Onstenk (Eds.), Enhancing teaching and learning in the Dutch vocational education system: Reforms enacted. New York/Berlin:  Springer (in press).

Lengelle, R. (2015). Narrative self-rescue: a poetic response to a precarious labour crisis. New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development (in press).

Lengelle, R. & Meijers, F. (2015). Career writing: creative, expressive, and reflective approaches to narrative career learning and guidance. The Canadian Journal of Career Development, 14, 19-31.

Lengelle, R., Meijers, F., Poell, R., Geijsel, F., & Post, M. (2015). Career writing as a dialogue about work experience: A recipe for luck readiness? International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 13, 47-66.

Meijers, F. & Lengelle, R. (2015). Career learning: qualitative career assessment as a learning process in the construction of a narrative identity. In M. McMahon & M. Watson (Eds.), Career Assessment: Qualitative Approaches. Boston, MA: Sense Publishers (in press).

Lengelle, R. & Meijers, F. (2015). Career Writing: a creative, expressive and reflective approach to qualitative assessment and guidance. In M. McMahon & M. Watson (Eds.), Career Assessment: Qualitative Approaches. Boston, MA: Sense Publishers (in press).

Meijers, F., Lengelle, R., Winters, A. & Kuijpers, M. (2015). A dialogue worth having: vocational competence, career identity, and a learning environment for 21st century success at work. In S. Billett, E. de Bruijn, L. Nieuwenhuis, & J. Onstenk (eds.), Enhancing teaching and learning in the Dutch vocational education system: Reforms enacted. New York/Berlin: Springer (in press).

Meijers, F. & Lengelle, R. (2015). Identiteitsleren: het oversteken van binnen- en buitengrenzen. In A. Bakker, I. Zitter, S. Beausaert, & E. De Bruijn (red.), Het leerpotentieel van grenzen: Opleiden en professionaliseren in de beroepspraktijk. Amsterdam: Van Gorcum (in press).

Lengelle, R. & Meijers, F. (2015). Playwright meets career coach: writing dialogues to promote awareness and self-direction. In K. Maree & A. Di Fabio (eds.), New horizons in career counselling: turning challenges into opportunity. Boston, MA: Sense Publishers (in press).

Lengelle, R. (2014). Career writing, creative, expressive, and reflective approaches to narrative and dialogical career guidance (Published doctoral dissertation). Tilburg, The Netherlands: Tilburg University.

Lengelle, R. (2014). Career writing: creatief, expressief, en reflectief schrijven voor je loopbaan. In F. Meijers, M. Kuijpers, K. Mittendorf, & G.Wijers (eds.), Het onzekere voor het zekere: kwetsbaarheid als kracht in loopbaandialogen (pp. 161-184). Antwerpen/Amsterdam: Garant.

Lengelle, R., & Meijers, F. (2014). Narrative Identity: writing the self in career learning. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 42, 52-72.

Lengelle, R. , Meijers,F., & Post, M. (2014). Loopbaanschrijven aan de hand van Kalliope. Tijdschrift voor Begeleidingskunde, 3 (4), 20-26.

Lengelle, R., Meijers, F., Poell, R.,  & Post, M. (2014). Career Writing: creative, expressive, and reflective approaches to narrative identity formation in students in higher education. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 85, 75-84.

Lengelle, R., Meijers, F., Poell, R., & Post, M. (2013). The effects of creative, expressive, and reflective writing in career learning. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 83, 419-427.

Lengelle, R. (2013). A Collaborative and Writing Pedagogy: An Antidote to Demagogy. International Journal for the Dialogical Self, 7, 109-114. (ijds.lemoyne.edu/journal/7_1/index.html).

Lengelle, R. (2012). Wie schrijf die blijft In F. Meijers (Eds.), Wiens Verhaal Telt? Naar een narratieve en dialogische loopbaanbegeleiding (pp. 251-272) Antwerpen/Amsterdam: Garant.

Meijers, F. & Lengelle, R. (2012). Narratives at work: the development of a career identity. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 40, 157-177.

Winters, A., Meijers, F., Lengelle, R., & Baert, H. (2012). The self in career learning: An evolving dialogue. In Hermans, H. & Gieser, T. (Eds.), Handbook of dialogical self theory (pp. 454-460). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Lengelle, R. (2010). Invoking the Ancestors. In G. Bolton, V. Field, & K. Thompson (Eds.), Writing Routes: A Resource Handbook of Therapeutic Writing (pp. 147-150). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Lengelle, R. (2010). Turn it around: a writing exercise that can change your life. In G. Bolton, V. Field, & K. Thompson (Eds.), Writing Routes: A Resource Handbook of Therapeutic Writing (pp. 177-180). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Lengelle, R., & Meijers, F. (2009). Mystery to mastery: An exploration of what happens in the black box of writing and healing. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 22, 59-77.

Lengelle, R. (2006). Writing the Shadow. In G. Bolton, V. Field, & K. Thompson (Eds.), Writing Works: A Resource Handbook for Therapeutic Writing Workshops and Activities (pp. 167-171). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Updated October 08 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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