Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: Supplementary 1, Pages: 1-5
Min-Suk Kim1 and Soon-Young Yun2*
1 Department of Nursing at Baekseok Culture University, Cheonan, 330-704, South Korea; [email protected]
2 Department of Nursing at Baekseok University, Cheonan, 330-704, South Korea; [email protected]
This study is a correlation research that aims to examine the academic self-efficacy, achievement motivation and career aspirations of the students and to identify the affecting factors on their career aspirations. This study was analyzed with t-test, ANOVA, Pearson’s correlation coefficient, multiple regression using SPSS/WIN 18.0 program. The findings of study showed that positive significant correlations between personality, satisfaction in major, academic self-efficacy and achievement motivation. The multiple regressions revealed that personality (β = .163, p < .01), achievement motivation(β = .348, p < .001), academic self-efficacy(β = .280, p < .001), major satisfaction(β = .114, p < .05) were jointly predictive of career aspirations. The explanation power was 38.8%. A program that can enhance academic self-efficacy and achievement motivation should be developed based on the research findings to allow students to dream of happy future in their school years by letting them choose and decide their career according to their aptitude.
Keywords: Career Choice, Motivation, Nursing Student, Personal Satisfaction , Self-efficacy
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