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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
Gottfredson, Gary D.; And Others – 1974
A typology (Holland's classification scheme) was used to organize Census data about kinds of employment, survey data about people's aspirations, and the results of vocational assessments made with and without norms for men and women at two educational levels--some high school or above, and some college or above. Results indicate that kinds of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Employment, Employment Level, Employment Qualifications
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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
Nettles, Saundra Murray; McHugh, Barbara; Gottfredson, Gary D. – 1994
This is the third report from the evaluation of the Multicultural Education Program in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania), a major effort to address racial and ethnic diversity in a middle school. Section 1 of the report provides background on the multicultural education movement and the aims of the Pittsburgh program. Section 2 describes the status of the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness