2000 年 20 巻 1 号 p. 21-31
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between career choice self-efficacy and vocational exploration activities (time/content), and to find out such factors as have favorable influences upon career choice self-efficacy. For this purpose, I administered a questionnaire survey to 145 senior students of women's college. In this study, a scale of career choice self-efficacy, with reference to Career Decision-Making Self-Efficacy Scale (Urakami,1995, Tomiyasu,1997) was developed. These data were analyzed using covariance structure analysis. The results indicated that vocational exploration activities were directly predicted by 11 factors which constitute career choice self-efficacy, collection of information about self and vocation being the most powerful prediction among them. The career choice self-efficacy had a significant effect on all vocational exploration activity factors. These results suggest that the nature and process of career choice self-efficacy, and upon the way to increase career choice self-efficacy of female senior undergraduates.