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Relationship between multiple intelligence and career interest among the engineering students in vocational colleges

Lee, M. F. and Lai, C. S. and Abdul Wahid, W. (2017) Relationship between multiple intelligence and career interest among the engineering students in vocational colleges. In: 2017 IEEE 9th International Conference on Engineering Education (ICEED), 9-10 November 2017, Kanazawa, Japan.

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Abstract

This study aims to examine the multiple intelligences, and career interest among engineering students from vocational college at south zone of Malaysia based on Gardner's Multiple Intelligences and Holland Career Interest. A total numbers of 254 students were strata randomly selected as sample. A set of questionnaire was used to collect the needed data. The gathered data were analyzed by using mean score, standard deviation and the Pearson Correlation. The results showed that majority of the students tend to have Existential, Kinesthetic and Interpersonal intelligence. While for dominant career interest was the Social, Realistic and Investigative. The findings using Pearson Correlation analysis showed a significant relationship between multiple intelligences and career interests of students at the confidence level of p <; .05.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Multiple intelligence; career interest; relationship; engineering students; vocational college
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1050 Educational psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Professional Education
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2019 03:24
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2019 03:24
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11724
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