Comparison of career self-efficacy believes in high school female and male students

foolad, mahbobe (2009) Comparison of career self-efficacy believes in high school female and male students. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 11 (44). pp. 43-334.

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The evidences indicate the influence of individuals' self-efficacy beliefs in career choice and development that may be different in males and females. This study was planned to compare career self-efficacy beliefs in high school male and female students. Materials and Methods: This comparative study was performed in high school students of Fars province, south-western part of Iran. Participants included 1833 high school students (1007 females and 826 males), who were selected by cluster sampling method from different regions of Fars province. All participants completed Career Self-efficacy Scale. Cronbach alpha and criterion validity coefficients were used to examine reliability and validity. The one-way analysis of variance was used to analyze data. Results: There was no significant difference between females and males in studying self-efficacy for male-dominated occupations (P>0.05), while females obtained lower scores in career task self-efficacy for male-dominated occupations (P<0.03). Females obtained higher scores in the studying self-efficacy (P<0.0001) and career task self-efficacy (P<0.0001) for female-dominated occupations. Conclusion: Girls have lower career task self-efficacy beliefs in male-dominated occupations despite their equal studying self-efficacy with boys in this domain Â

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 19:42
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 19:42

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