A Cognitive Information Processing Theory for Career Choices: Challenges and Opportunities for Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice

James P. Sampson


This chapter appears in J. P. Sampson, E. Bullock-Yowell, V. C. Dozier, D. S. Osborn, & J. G. Lenz (Eds.), Integrating theory, research, and practice in vocational psychology: Current status and future directions. Tallahassee, FL: Florida State University. Retrieved from http://journals.fcla.edu/svp2016/

The chapter is based on a paper presented at the conference of the Society of Vocational Psychology, May 16–17, 2016, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.  A video presentation of a preliminary version of this paper may be retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1Z1a09Xxm0&index=9&list=PLCsXiACK-LKrVRKb1z_Nw3METZg-SoRFA

Appreciation is expressed to Emily Bullock-Yowell, Casey Dozier, Janet Lenz, Debra Osborn, Gary Peterson, Robert Reardon, and Sandra Sampson for their comments on an earlier draft of this chapter. Editorial decisions regarding this manuscript were made by Mark Pope.

Correspondence concerning this chapter should be addressed to James P. Sampson, Jr., Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4453. E-mail: jsampson@fsu.edu

Keywords: cognitive information processing theory, collaboration, communities of practice, dissemination, laboratories, policy, practice, research, resources, theory

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