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Motivation through Relevance: How Career Models Motivate Student Career Goals

Abstract This study addresses the problem of high school graduates with learning disabilities who are unprepared for higher education and the workplace because of limited exposure to career professionals and perceived barriers. The purpose of this study is to examine how a career exploration model, entitled CaMPs (Career Model Professionals) influences students’ career decision-making self-efficacy. CaMPs incorporates exposure to career role models, as well as career research and self-reflection. CaMPs proivides students with learning disabilities first-hand accounts of successful career professionals, to assist them in setting academic and career goals that are aligned to their personal strengths. This mixed methods study develops and evaluates a c... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Cook, Jeffrey Alan (Author) / Caterino, Linda C (Advisor) / Carlson, David L (Committee member) / Dawes, Mary E (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational leadership
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 110 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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