The Career Decision-Making of Students for Secondary Teacher Education

  • 文達 簡

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


The purpose of this study was to investigate factors that affect students intend to quit secondary teacher education program. The factors included the career decision-making self-efficacy, gender, work value, school types, student loan, motivations of taking secondary teacher education program, learning satisfaction, and outcome expectation. The sample consisted of 823 college students who attended secondary teacher education program in Taiwan. Instruments used in this study included Career Decision-making Self-efficacy Scale and some items from Taiwan Teacher Education Database. Data obtained in this study were then analyzed by descriptive statistic, one-way ANOVA, t-test, multiple hierarchical regression analysis, and path analysis. The results show that for those who intend to become teachers, with higher satisfaction to the secondary education program, with high career decision-making self-efficacy, and with higher outcome expectations to become teachers the, degree to quit the secondary education program was relatively low.
Date of Award2011
Original languageEnglish
Supervisor偉明 陸 (Supervisor)


  • learning satisfaction
  • career decision-making self-efficacy
  • outcome expectation
  • the degree to quit the secondary
  • education program

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