A Holistic Model of Student Development: The Validation of Whole Person Development Inventory for College Students in Hong Kong

Petrus Ng*, Xiqing Susan Su, Gina Lai, Dennis Chan, Eddie Ho, Vivien Chan, Heidi Leung, Vicki Kwan, Chloe Li

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Abstract

This study validated a Whole Person Development Inventory with 1,443 undergraduates. Factor analysis yielded 15 factors, namely, Intellectual-Capacity, Physical-Fitness, Health-Maintenance, Career-Preparation, Leadership, Emotional-Health, Self-Appreciation, Civic-Responsibility, Cultural-Engagement, Family-Relationship, Peer-Relationship, Community-Care, Art-Appreciation, Moral-Commitment, and Spiritual-Quest. The Inventory has demonstrated satisfactory model fit with high internal reliability (α = .97).
Original languageEnglish
JournalMeasurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 14 Jan 2016

User-Defined Keywords

  • whole person development
  • youth development
  • tertiary education
  • college students

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