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DSST Career Counseling

Subjects : dsst, teaching
Instructions:
  • Answer 39 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
  • Don't refresh. All questions and answers are randomly picked and ordered every time you load a test.

This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. - practical - detailed information about an occupation; - understanding the variety of work someone might do in that occupation; - learning about working environment - financial (private vs. public sector employers) - physical (office vs. field work)






2. Worker Characteristics Worker Requirements - Experience Requirements - Occupational Specific Information - Labor Market - Occupation Requirements






3. Descriptive Statistics - Test-Retest Reliability - Factor Analysis - Error in Psychometric Properties






4. Realistic - Investigative - Artistic - Social - Enterprising - Conventional






5. Mentally live in the Future - attending to future possibilities - Using imagination and creating/inventing new possibilities is automatic-instinctual






6. Ideas about occupational mobility and the impact of environmental influences






7. Observational (Parson's) Empirical (Strong) Theoretical (Ginzberg - Super - Holland)






8. Lent - Brown - Hackett - Self-Efficacy (Bandura) - Outcome Expectations (Hackett & Betz)






9. Lightweight - visually attractive career option browsing; - Finding local schools offering the education or training required by an occupation - Obtaining lists of required skills and abilities - and technology use;






10. The various traits individuals possess and the variety of occupational requirements






11. Growth - Exploration - Establishment - Maintenance - Decline






12. Interaction between two or more Microsystems






13. How people construct their ideas about themselves - others - and their worlds as they try to make sense out of their real-life experiences






14. The Details report will display all descriptors for the selected occupation - definitions of descriptors - and a rating of how important each descriptor is to the occupation.






15. Act first - think/reflect later - Feel deprived when cutoff from interaction with the outside world - Usually open to and motivated by outside world of people and things






16. Ideological components of a given society - including norms and values






17. Instinctively search for facts and logic in a decision situation. Naturally notices tasks and work to be accomplished.






18. Cook - Heppner - and O'Brien






19. Work - love - and friendship






20. (E-I) - (S-N) - (T-F) - (J-P)






21. Covers a range of views from acknowledging how social factors shape interpretations to how the social world is constructed by social processes and relational practices






22. Think/reflect first - then Act - Regularly require an amount of 'private time' to recharge batteries - Motivated internally - mind is sometimes so active it is 'closed' to outside world






23. Worker Orientation - Job Orientation






24. Career Assessment - Typical Day - Strengths & Obstacles - Summary






25. Situation - Self - Support - Strategies






26. Child - Student - Leisurite - Citizen - Worker - Homemaker






27. 1. People who need little help 2. People that need some help 3. People who have problems seeing themselves in different jobs or making changes in their job 4. People who need extensive help - and have major flaws in their PCT






28. Mentally live in the Now - attending to present opportunities - Using common sense and creating practical solutions is automatic-instinctual






29. Krumboltz Skills: curiosity - persistence - flexibility - and risk taking






30. Comfortable moving into action without a plan; plan on-the-go. Like to multitask - have variety - mix work and play.






31. Anticipated transition - Unanticipated transition - Nonevent transition






32. Instinctively employ personal feelings and impact on people in decision situations - Naturally sensitive to people needs and reactions.






33. Plan many of the details in advance before moving into action. Focus on task-related action; complete meaningful segments before moving on.






34. Linkage between subsystems that directly influence the individual






35. The Summary report will provide an overview or snapshot of the selected occupation - displaying the most important descriptors.






36. Interpersonal interactions within a given environment






37. How individuals develop concepts of abilities - interests - and life stages






38. Differential Psychology - Developmental Psychology - Occupational Sociology - Personality Theory






39. The concepts of self-concept and person-environment theory