ERIC Number: EJ723445
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: 64
Current Research on Parallel Measures of Interests and Confidence for Basic Dimensions of Vocational Activity
Betz, Nancy E.; Rottinghaus, Patrick J.
Journal of Career Assessment, v14 n1 p56-76 2006
This article begins with a rationale for and review of parallel measures of self-efficacy (confidence) and interests for basic dimensions of vocational activity. Recent development of and research on the Expanded Skills Confidence Inventory, Campbell Interest and Skills Survey, Kuder Skills Assessment, and Inventory of Work-Relevant Abilities are described and reviewed. Research on the incremental predictive validity of these measures for understanding and for counseling uses is discussed. Numerous suggestions for further research and for career assessment are provided.
Descriptors: Student Interests, Predictive Validity, Self Efficacy, Vocational Evaluation, Career Development, Vocational Education, Measures (Individuals)
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