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ERIC Number: EJ900884
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 34
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0748-1756
Psychometric Examination of an Inventory of Self-Efficacy for the Holland Vocational Themes Using Item Response Theory
Turner, Brandon M.; Betz, Nancy E.; Edwards, Michael C.; Borgen, Fred H.
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, v43 n3 p188-198 Oct 2010
The psychometric properties of measures of self-efficacy for the six themes of Holland's theory were examined using item response theory. Item and scale quality were compared across levels of the trait continuum; all the scales were highly reliable but differentiated better at some levels of the continuum than others. Applications for adaptive testing methods in educational and career assessment are discussed. (Contains 1 table and 4 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Holland Vocational Preference Inventory