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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

  • narratives in transformative learning experiences
  • writing for personal and professional development
  • career writing: creative, expressive, reflective writing for 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. (2021). Writing the self in bereavement: a story of love, spousal loss, and resilience. London, UK: Routledge. (In production)

Lengelle, R. (2020). Writing the Self and Bereavement: dialogical means and markers of moving through grief. In H. Dix (Ed), Career Construction Theory and Life Writing: Narrative and Autobiographical Thinking Across the Professions. Routledge.

Lengelle, R., Hughes, D. & Hambly, L. (2020). The healing muses: research, theory and practice of creative methods in guidance and counselling. [Editorial] British Journal of Guidance and Counselling 48 (1), 1-4.

Lengelle, R. (2020). Writing the Self and Bereavement: dialogical means and markers of moving through grief. Life Writing Journal 17 (1), 103-122.

Lengelle, R. & Meijers, F. (2019). Poetic reflexivity and the birth of career writing: An autoethnographic love story. In K. Maree & C. Wilby (Eds), Innovating career counselling theory, research, and practice. (pp. 539-555). New York, NY: Springer.

Lengelle, R., Meijers, F., & Bonnar, C. (2018). Poetic creativity: the Career Writing method for professional reflexivity in the 21stcentury. In. N. Arthur, R. Neault & M.McMahon (Eds), Career Theory and Models at Work: Ideas for Practice. (pp. 183-193). Toronto: Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC).

Lengelle, R. (2018). Jezelf Schrijven. Oud-Turnhout/’s-Hertogenbosch: Gompel & Svacina.

Lengelle, R. (2018). Happy: poems and reflections for writing and healing the self [Syllabus]. Edmonton: Black Tulip Press.

Lengelle, R., Hambly, L., & Hughes, D. (2018). Connecting to the Muses [Editorial]. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling 46 (3), 269-271.

Lengelle, R. & Meijers, F. (2018). De effecten van groepswerk door “Career Writing”. Loopbaan Visie (3) 85-90.

Lengelle, R. (2018). Writing the self in global citizenship education. In. F. Jacobs & E. Sjoer (Eds), Inspired to Change: a kaleidoscope of transitions in higher education. (pp. 29-37). The Hague: The Hague University Press.

Muijen, H., Lengelle, R., Meijers, F., & Wardekker, W. (2018). The role of imagination in emergent career agency. Australian Journal of Career Development 27 (2), 88-98.

McClocklin, P., & Lengelle, R. (2018). Cures for the heart: A poetic approach to healing after loss. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling (accepted).

Lengelle, R., Jardine, C., & Bonnar, C. (2018). Writing the self for reconciliation and global citizenship: The inner dialogue and creative voices for cultural healing. In F. Meijers, & H.J.M. Hermans (Eds), The Dialogical Self in Education: A multicultural perspective. (pp. 81-96). New York, NY: Springer.

Lengelle, R., Van der Heijden, B., & Meijers, F. (2017). The foundations of career resilience. In K. Maree (Ed.), Psychology of Career Adaptability, Employability and Resilience (p. 29-47). New York, NY: Springer Nature.

Lengelle, R. (2017) Career writing: a narrative method in response to changing times (in Norwegian) http://veilederforum.no/content/kreativ-karriereskriving-en-narrativ-metode-som-svarer-på-endringer-i-livet

Lengelle, R. (2017) Career writing: creative, expressive, and reflective writing for career learning (in Norwegian) http://veilederforum.no/content/kreativ-karriereskriving-kreativ-og-reflekterende-skriving-karrierelæring

Lengelle, R. & Ashby, S. (2017). Schrijven als zelfontwikkeling: Het trainen van docenten in een narratieve loopbaanmethode voor groepen. In F. Meijers & K. Mittendorff (Eds), Zelfreflectie in het Hoger Onderwijs. (pp. 87-107). Antwerpen & Amsterdam: Garant.

Lengelle, R., Meijers, F., & Hughes, D. (2017). Creatief schrijven voor een levensplan: Reflectiviteit, metafoor en veranderingsprocessen door middel van een verhaal. In F. Meijers & K. Mittendorff (Eds), Zelfreflectie in het Hoger Onderwijs. (pp. 167-183). Antwerpen & Amsterdam: Garant.

Lengelle, R., Luken, T., & Meijers, F. (2017). Is zelfreflectie gevaarlijk? Het voorkomen van rumineren bij loopbaanleren. In F. Meijers & K. Mittendorff (Eds), Zelfreflectie in het Hoger Onderwijs. (pp. 185-201). Antwerpen & Amsterdam: Garant.

Meijers, F., Lengelle, R., Winters, A. & Kuijpers, M. (2017). A dialogue worth having: vocational competence, career identity and a learning environment for 21th century success at work. In E. de Bruijn, S. Billett & J. Onstenk (Eds.), Enhancing teaching and learning in the Dutch vocational education system: Reforms enacted (p.139-155). New York/Berlin: Springer.

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 August 31 2020 by Student & Academic Services

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