TITLE

Reduction in State Anxiety Scores of Freshmen through a Course in Career Decision

AUTHOR(S)
Peng, Huiling
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
International Journal for Educational & Vocational Guidance;Sep2005, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p293
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A total of 112 Taiwanese junior college freshmen, assigned to an experimental group ( N=59) and a control group ( N=62), responded to the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory. After they had participated in a career education course the experimental group scores on state anxiety decreased. An analysis of variance of the state anxiety scores yielded two main significant effects (group and trait anxiety) and a two-way interaction was found with trait anxiety and group. There was clear support for the importance of the career education course. The results and implications for continuing research are discussed.
ACCESSION #
19094747

 

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