Qualitative careers research

Parker, Polly (2011). Qualitative careers research. In Mary McMahon and Mark Watson (Ed.), Career counseling and constructivism: Elaboration of constructs (pp. 131-144) New York, NY, USA: Nova Science Publishers Inc.

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Author Parker, Polly
Title of chapter Qualitative careers research
Title of book Career counseling and constructivism: Elaboration of constructs
Place of Publication New York, NY, USA
Publisher Nova Science Publishers Inc
Publication Year 2011
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Series Professions - Training, Education and Demographics
ISBN 9781617613302
Editor Mary McMahon
Mark Watson
Chapter number 10
Start page 131
End page 144
Total pages 14
Total chapters 11
Collection year 2012
Language eng
Abstract/Summary Qualitative career assessment is a form of appraisal that supports the construction of personal meaning from career-related experiences. Grounded in constructivist approaches to counselling, qualitative assessments actively involve participants, and yield rich data to promote deeper unde~tanding of career situations. They are most effective when embedded in a dynamic process of mutual engagement between counsellor and client, and when chosen to reflect the learning styles of clien1s. This chapter outlines a selection of qualitative career assessment to demonstrate a range of instruments, processes and techniques. A case study illustrates how such assessments may be incorporated into a career counselling process and applied at different times according to the way the process unfolds.
Q-Index Code B1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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