The Impact of Behavioral Factors on the Selection of Teaching as a Career in the Context of Higher Education, Karachi Pakistan

  • Naila Siddiqua
  • Muhammad Asim
  • Jaweria Waseem

Abstract

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This qualitative study investigated the impact of behavioral factors, categorized in Intrinsic, Extrinsic and Altruistic, associated with the selection of teaching as a career of first choice of graduates from the different disciplines. Literature reported that all these three factors had unique criteria of outlaying on the various behavioral states of individuals and impacted on the core roots of thinking process to choose teaching as profession. Eight faculty members from University of Karachi across the different disciplines were interviewed related to the three behavioral factors that influenced them to opt teaching as a career. Through structured interview protocol data was collected and analyzed into common themes. It was found that majority of teachers had selected teaching as a first-choice career with intrinsic and altruistic behavioral factors. Contextual variables had directly influenced on intrinsic and altruistic behavioral motivation factors. The research has significant implications for the Faculty members of University of Karachi, Pakistan.

Published
2019-12-20
How to Cite
Siddiqua, N., Asim, M., & Waseem, J. (2019). The Impact of Behavioral Factors on the Selection of Teaching as a Career in the Context of Higher Education, Karachi Pakistan. Journal of History and Social Sciences, 5(2). Retrieved from https://jhss-uok.com/index.php/JHSS/article/view/44
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