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Gottfredson, Gary D.; Johnstun, Marissa L. – Career Development Quarterly, 2009
Holland influenced practice and research in career development by contributing a clear theory useful in organizing information about individuals and career alternatives and for understanding individuals' entry and persistence in occupational and other environments. His theory was repeatedly revised in response to evidence. As Holland's own career…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Measures (Individuals), Intervention, Research Opportunities
Vu, Phuong; Shanahan, Katherine Bruckman; Rosenfield, Sylvia; Gravois, Todd; Koehler, Jessica; Kaiser, Lauren; Berger, Jill; Vaganek, Megan; Gottfredson, Gary D.; Nelson, Deborah – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
Instructional Consultation Teams (IC Teams) are an early intervention service intended to support teachers in working with struggling students. This is a large-scale experimental trial investigating the effects of IC Teams on teacher efficacy, instructional practices, collaboration, and job satisfaction. Public elementary schools (N = 34) were…
Descriptors: Consultants, Intervention, At Risk Students, Consultation Programs
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Gottfredson, Gary D. – Journal of Career Assessment, 2002
Self-beliefs are not measures of ability and skill but they are correlated with interests and activities and are useful predictors of occupational choices. Holland's theory of vocational personalities provides a framework compatible with Social Cognitive Career Theory and goal theory; the Self-Directed Search is a viable means of assessing…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Occupational Aspiration, Self Concept, Self Efficacy
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Gottfredson, Gary D. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2001
The integrity of vocational psychology is threatened by poorly trained professionals and delivery of career assistance on the Internet without scientific foundation. The profession should renew linkages with related fields, restore training in psychological measurement, and prepare students in scientific methodology. (Contains 49 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Psychological Studies, Psychometrics, Research Utilization, Scientific Research
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Gottfredson, Gary D.; Gottfredson, Denise C.; Payne, Allison Ann; Gottfredson, Nisha C. – Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 2005
Hypotheses about the association of school organizational characteristics with school crime and disorder were tested in a nationally representative sample of 254 secondary schools. Relatively small intra-class correlations suggest that most of the variance in the individual measures of school disorder result from within-school rather than…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Violence, Delinquency, Delinquency Prevention
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Gottfredson, Gary D. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1999
Holland pioneered the theory of vocational personality and work environments, revolutionizing delivery of career assistance. His research has been central to development of knowledge about nonacademic accomplishments. He has influenced both researchers and psychologists. (163 references) (SK)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Guidance, Industrial Psychology, Personality Theories
Gottfredson, Gary D. – American School Board Journal, 1983
Based on research concerning school crime conducted at 600 public secondary schools, boards of education are advised to consider changes in school organization that would result in smaller schools; make school rules that are clear, firmly enforced, and equitably administered; and speak out against community conditions that perpetuate social…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Board of Education Policy, Community Characteristics, Crime Prevention
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Gottfredson, Gary D. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1982
Examines the potential of mobility-based classifications. Contrasts this approach with traditional industrial and counseling approaches to worker-job matching. Explores the social and psychological meaning of one such classification by describing the classification's categories in terms of the demographic characteristics of category incumbents and…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Career Counseling, Classification, Demography
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Gottfredson, Gary D. – Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 1996
Examines the original Hawthorne relay-assembly research. Asserts the "Hawthorne misunderstanding" is common in criminology and criminal justice because authors have failed to properly attribute the explanation of increased work output to the Hawthorne effect. Describes the Hawthorne effect, how it is produced, and ways to achieve the…
Descriptors: Action Research, Adults, Crime, Criminology
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Gottfredson, Gary D. – Journal of Career Assessment, 1996
The Career Attitudes and Strategies Inventory scales measure job satisfaction, work involvement, skill development, dominant style, career worries, interpersonal abuse, family commitment, risk-taking style, and geographic barriers. It is useful as a career checkup or screening device and as a tool for organizational needs assessment and program…
Descriptors: Employment Level, Job Satisfaction, Measures (Individuals), Vocational Adjustment
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Skroban, Stacy B.; Gottfredson, Denise C.; Gottfredson, Gary D. – Evaluation Review, 1999
Implemented a comprehensive, school-based instructional and social-competency-promotion program to prevent problem behavior in a middle school. Evaluation of the five-year program showed that it was ineffective, with no dependable results on youth behavior. Discusses implications of these findings. (SLD)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Instructional Effectiveness, Interpersonal Competence, Middle School Students
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Gottfredson, Gary D.; And Others – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1975
A typology was used to organize Census data about people's aspirations, and the results of vocational assessments made with and without norms for men and women at two educational levels. Results indicate that kinds of employment differ for educational levels and between the sexes. (Author)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Comparative Analysis, Employed Women, Employment Patterns
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Holland, John L.; Gottfredson, Gary D. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1975
The psychological meaning and predictive value of a person's vocational aspirations were examined by applying Holland's typology to the vocational aspirations of high school juniors (N=140), and a second sample of college students studied over a one-year interval (N-624). (Author)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Guidance, Occupational Aspiration, Postsecondary Education
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Gottfredson, Gary D.; Holland, John L. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 1990
Tested hypothesis that interest congruence is more closely linked with job satisfaction for workers with clearly defined interests as opposed to workers with poorly defined interests. Results implied that congruence is a moderately efficient predictor of satisfaction when between-occupation sources of variance are excluded by research design.…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Congruence (Psychology), Counseling Theories, Job Satisfaction
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Gottfredson, Gary D.; Daiger, Denise C. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1977
Employment data from the 1960 and 1970 censuses were organized using Holland's occupational classification to examine age, sex, and level differences in employment, and to detect changes over the 10-year period. Results provide structured information about the workforce and its changing nature that can be communicated to people planning careers.…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Career Counseling, Career Planning, Census Figures
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