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Interests, reasons and subject choice
Australian Journal of Career Development (1995)
  • Gerald Elsworth
  • Adrian Beavis, ACER
Abstract

Evidence from recent Australian research indicates that vocational and educational preferences and choices are related thematically in a manner that is well described by Holland's RIASEC themes. A recent Australia wide survey of the curriculum choices of senior secondary students showed a pattern of relationships with measured interests that was consistent both with Holland's typology and the hexagonal arrangement of interests. The reasons that students gave for their subject choices were also classified and described.

Publication Date
Winter 1995
Citation Information
Gerald Elsworth and Adrian Beavis. "Interests, reasons and subject choice" Australian Journal of Career Development Vol. 4 Iss. 2 (1995)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/adrian_beavis/51/