To Explore the Research and Development Competence and School-to-Work Transition for Hospitality Students

Wen-Hwa Ko, Chieh-Ying Chen


This research focuses on the research and development competence and school-to-work transition on occupation selection for hospitality students with the use of social cognitive career theory. The positive attitude construct is the most identifiable for the research and development competences. For the school-to-work constructs, the most identifiable is the construct of learning and exploration, while the most identifiable among the self-efficacy constructs is the personal work attitude construct. The students' research and development competence and school-to-work transition to occupation selection are revealed. While the expectation result of professional competence is not significant; the others show significantly positive impact.

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Journal of Education and Training Studies  ISSN 2324-805X (Print)   ISSN 2324-8068 (Online)

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