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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 1, January 2020 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Students Career Maturity Scale: Construct Validity And Reliability Study

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AUTHOR(S)

Edo Lestari, Fatwa Tentama

 

KEYWORDS

Career Maturity, Career Planning, Career Exploration, Career Decision Making, Knowledge of Preferred Occupational Group, Realization, World of Work Information Student

 

ABSTRACT

This study aimed to analyze the construct validity and reliability and to discover the aspects and indicators that formed career maturity variables. The career maturity was measured by five aspects, namely; career planning, career exploration, career decision making, world of work information, knowledge of preferred occupational group, and realization. The subjects of this study were 65 students of class XII from Senior High School "X" Yogyakarta that were taken by simple random sampling technique. Data collection method was done by using a career maturity scale. The research data were analyzed by using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) Smart PLS 3.2.8 with reflective constructs through CFA 2nd Order. Based on the analysis of the outer model, the aspects and indicators that form the career maturity construct were declared valid and reliable. The most dominant aspect to reflect career maturity was the career decision making aspect, while the lowest aspect to reflect career maturity was the aspect of realization. The results showed that all aspects and indicators were able to reflect and to form the career maturity construct. Therefore the measurement model could be accepted because the theory that described the construct of career maturity was appropriate to the empirical data which was obtained from the subjects.

 

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