ERIC Number: EJ863881
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
Culture and Assessment: Nomothetic and Idiographic Considerations
Diemer, Matthew A.; Gore, Paul A., Jr.
Career Development Quarterly, v57 n4 p342-347 Jun 2009
This article summarizes presentations on career assessment delivered at the 2007 joint symposium of the International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance, Society for Vocational Psychology, and National Career Development Association. Notable among the many themes that emerged from this discussion group were the concepts of culture and assessment and the mutually beneficial outcomes of idiographic and nomothetic approaches to career assessment. Brief reviews of each presentation highlight these recurring themes.
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Career Guidance, Career Development, Counselor Role, Discussion Groups, Psychometrics, Cultural Context, Cross Cultural Studies
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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