Aspiration Index in Vocational Students – Dimensionality, Reliability, and Construct Validity

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Utvær, Britt Karin Støen; Hammervold, Randi; Haugan, Gørill;
  • Publisher: Education Inquiry
  • Journal: Education Inquiry (issn: 2000-4508, eissn: 2000-4508)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/edui.v5.24612
  • Subject: aspiration index; confirmatory factor analysis; vocational students

The self-determination theory (SDT) distinguishes between intrinsic and extrinsic aspirations or life goals, which tend to fall into two separate constructs. The pursuit of intrinsic goals, relative to extrinsic ones, is associated with numerous cognitive, affective and... View more
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