Motivations for choosing teaching as a career: An international comparison using the FIT-Choice scale
Volume: 28, Issue: 6, Pages: 791 - 805
Published: Aug 1, 2012
Motivations for preservice teachers' choice of teaching as a career were investigated using the Factors Influencing Teaching Choice scale (FIT-Choice scale; Watt & Richardson, 2007). This scale was initially developed and validated in the Australian context; our study applied it across international samples from Australia, the United States, Germany, and Norway. Support for strong factorial invariance implied the scale functioned similarly, and...