ERIC Number: EJ891437
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 52
Issues of Stability and Change in Interest Development
Tracey, Terence J. G.; Sodano, Sandro M.
Career Development Quarterly, v57 n1 p51-62 Sep 2008
Interest development is not an easily studied process. There are at least 4 methods for examining the process of stability and change over time: relative stability, absolute stability, profile stability, and structural stability. A program of research that focuses on examining these 4 types of stability is summarized relative to the issues pertinent to the development of vocational interests in children and adolescents.
Descriptors: Vocational Interests, Childhood Interests, Attitude Change, Research Projects, Correlation, Pretests Posttests, Rating Scales, Test Reliability, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Research, Item Analysis, Multivariate Analysis, Career Development, Adolescent Attitudes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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