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Psychosocial Factors Associated with Academic Career Choice Process of Kotebe Metropolitan University Freshman Students in Addis Ababa

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dc.contributor.author Girma Kebede, Henok
dc.date.accessioned 2020-12-23T06:50:35Z
dc.date.available 2020-12-23T06:50:35Z
dc.date.issued 2020-11
dc.identifier.uri http://etd.aau.edu.et/handle/123456789/24302
dc.description.abstract The major aim of this study was to assess the psychosocial factors associated with academic career choice process among Kotebe Metropolitan University students in Addis Ababa by examining the major psychosocial factors impacting the academic study discipline choice and the relationship between parental influence, peer influence and self-efficacy and academic career exploration and indecision. The study used correlational research design and the data were obtained using standardized and adapted parent career behavior checklist, peer influence questionnaires, general self-efficacy scale, career exploration survey scale and career decision scale measures from randomly selected 169 ( 88 males and 81 females) among Kotebe Metropolitan University freshman students. To analyze the obtained data descriptive and inferential statistics were employed. The findings showed that personal interest mainly influenced positively academic discipline choice of students and economic conditions and family factors as the major factors negatively influenced academic discipline choice of students than other factors. The study also showed that academic career exploration had a significant positive relationship with parental influence and self-efficacy and significant negative relationship with peer influence. Whereas, academic career indecision had a significant negative relationship with parental influence and self-efficacy and significant positive relationship with peer influence. Based on the findings, relevant recommendations were forwarded. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher AAU en_US
dc.title Psychosocial Factors Associated with Academic Career Choice Process of Kotebe Metropolitan University Freshman Students in Addis Ababa en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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