ERIC Number: ED563780
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Students' Career Interests and Understanding about Occupations: A Study Using Whyville Players' Behavioral Data. Issue Brief
Li, Yaoran; Liu, Ruitao
This Issue Brief summarizes data collected from the ACT Career Club in Whyville, a leading educational virtual world for children ages 8-15, with an emphasis on student behavior within the CareerQuest room. We try to use visitors' behavior to understand the development of adolescents' career interests and understanding about occupations. Supplemental tables are appended.
Descriptors: Student Interests, Vocational Interests, Occupational Aspiration, Student Behavior, Work Attitudes, Adolescent Attitudes, Cluster Grouping, Gender Differences, Preferences, Attitude Measures
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: ACT, Inc.