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ERIC Number: EJ1006843
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Aug
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0001-8791
Protege Career Aspirations: The Influence of Formal E-Mentor Networks and Family-Based Role Models
DiRenzo, Marco S.; Weer, Christy H.; Linnehan, Frank
Journal of Vocational Behavior, v83 n1 p41-50 Aug 2013
Using longitudinal data from a nine-month e-mentoring program, we analyzed the influence of formal e-mentor networks and family-based role models on increases in both psychosocial and career-related outcomes. Findings indicate that e-mentor network relationship quality positively influenced general- and career-based self-efficacy which, in turn, enhanced the objective career aspirations of underprivileged youth. Moreover, we address both the compensatory and complementary perspectives of social capital to assess the moderating influence that access to educational role models within the family has on this process. Implications of the findings and areas for future research are discussed. (Contains 4 figures and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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