Predicting The Career Maturity of Agricultural Students
11 Mar, 1996
27 May, 1998
30 Jun, 1998
A study to determine the career maturity of agricultural students and factors that may predict their career maturity was conducted using high school agricultural students. Five-hundred and twenty-nine students participated in the study. The results showed that the agricultural maturity scores of high school agricultural students in Ohio, USA, ranged between 45 and 147 (M= 92.8; SD= 19.8), which was significantly lower than the mean scores of normative group. Significant correlations were found between career maturity and participation in youth organization, participation in extracurricular activities, participation in career development activities, school location, occupational, and educational aspirations. gender. and location of residence. Results of the Multiple Regression Analysis showed that the significantly correlated variables uniquely explained 32% of the total variance in a student's career maturity.
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