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CONGRUENCE BETWEEN SUBJECT CHOICE AND CAREERNOCATIONAL ASPIRATIONS OF ADOLESCENTS

Evbuoma, I. K. (2011) CONGRUENCE BETWEEN SUBJECT CHOICE AND CAREERNOCATIONAL ASPIRATIONS OF ADOLESCENTS. Journal of Functional Management, 4 (1). pp. 85-96. ISSN 2141-3711

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Abstract

The study investigated congruence in subject choice and career/vocational aspirations of adolescents. The Adolescent Personal Data lnventory(APDI) administered to a total of 120 respondents in secondary schools in lbadan Metropolis was used in investigating congruence in subject choice of Senior Secondary School Adolescents. Scoring and tabulation of data done at different levels relevant to Section E of the APDI using information from table of congruence depicted subject choices were relevant to career /vocational aspiration of adolescents for all careers investigated in the study, with the exception of architecture and physiotherapy. Adolescent respondents recorded 45.5% non- relevance of subject choice to vocational aspiration in Architecture, while they recorded a 53% non relevance of subject choice to vocational aspiration in Physiotherapy. In all, for six (6) of the careers investigated, participants subject choices rated 100% congruence to vocations of their aspiration.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Mr Adewole Adewumi
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2012 16:57
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2012 16:57
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/985

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