ERIC Number: EJ616046
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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The Role of Family Context in a Social Cognitive Model for Career-Related Choice Behavior: A Math and Science Perspective.
Ferry, Tamara R.; Fouad, Nadya; Smith, Philip L.
Journal of Vocational Behavior, v57 n3 p348-64 Dec 2000
Causal modeling techniques applied to data from 791 college students showed that parental encouragement in math and science significantly influenced achievement, which in turn influenced self-efficacy and outcome expectations. Results supported the role of family context in Lent et al.'s social cognitive career choice model. (Contains 40 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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