Padjadjaran Interest Inventory:Evaluation of Psychometric Properties

Whisnu Yudiana, Ilham Phalosa Reswara, Sudarmo Wiyono, R Urip Purwono

Abstract


This research aims to evaluate the psychometric properties of a new instrument for measuring vocational interest: Padjadjaran Interest Inventory (PII). There were 2,648 participants in this study, consisting of workers, high school, and university students, with gender proportion of 1,014 (38.3%) males and 1,634 (61.7%) females. This research used descriptive statistic test, t-test and MANOVA for gender differences, reliability coefficients and validity evidence by using confirmatory factor analysis (CFA). The results showed that PII has good psychometric properties: it has good reliability and valid internal structure; it is standardized by gender, and it is applicable for large groups with relative ease. PII can be used for career exploration. Limitation of this study was discussed for future research.

Keywords


career development; interest inventory; vocational interest

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