Aspiration Index in Vocational Students – Dimensionality, Reliability, and Construct Validity
Utvær, Britt Karin Støen
- Publisher: Education Inquiry
(issn: 2000-4508, eissn: 2000-4508)
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...