Comparison of Students in Vocational Health and Vocational College with Respect to Self-Esteem and Career Adaptability
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between self-esteem and career adaptability of vocational college students and vocational health college students. Total 125 male vocational college students took part in the study (their programs were mechatronics environment protect and control and mechanic). Total 123 female vocational health college students took part in the study (their programs were old people care, emergency medical technician, optician, medical documentation and secretary medical imaging and medical laboratory program). The study was carried out in the cross-sectional model. The relationship between variables was examined by t-test for independent groups and multiple regression analysis technique. In this study, positive moderate significant relationship was found between career adaptability and self-esteem. Vocational health college students have higher career adaptability than vocational college students. The dimensions of self-esteem are differently related with adaptability of students in different college.
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