Career Development Theories - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following are some of the categories of Holland's career typology?

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1. Donald Super's developmental self-concept theory concentrated on stages during the lifespan, including _____.

2. John Holland felt that the closer the match between someone's personality and the characteristics of the occupation _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your understanding of theories of career development. The practice questions will focus on a number of career development theories, including the work of Ginzburg, Super, and Holland.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will gauge your knowledge of the following theories of career development:

  • Holland's career typology
  • Super's developmental self-concept theory
  • Social-cognitive theory
  • Ginzburg's theory of career development

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - understand the concept of career theories
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about career development in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding career development
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about career development theories

Additional Learning

To learn more about making career path choices, review the corresponding lesson on Theories of Career Development. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define career development
  • Learn about trait-factor theories
  • Explore developmental theories
  • Discuss Ginzburg's theory
  • Review social-cognitive theory