Mentors, role models, and differences in self-efficacy and motivation among construction management students
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Perceived self-efficacy, motivation, and the presence of mentors and role models have value as predictors of career choice and student success. To understand these constructs within the domain of construction education, a quantitative survey was administered to students enrolled in construction management courses (n = 468) at two large universities. Study results revealed that mean perceived self-efficacy toward construction education was significantly (p < 0.001) higher for construction management (CM) students who report having a role model. Further, CM students who report having a mentor ...