Making a difference: studies and papers reveal insights and impact.
Research studies and white papers prepared by Kuder’s research faculty and third parties provide insight into how our products help build brighter futures for students and adults.
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Kuder® High School Student Follow-Up Study-
Kuder® Navigator™ users in grades 9-12 in 2012
This study explores high school students’ perceptions of the helpfulness of Kuder Navigator and its various components.Click here to download
Kuder® High School Graduate Follow-Up Study-
Kuder® Navigator™ users who graduated 2010 to 2012
This study explores recent high school graduates’ perceptions of the helpfulness of Kuder Navigator in various areas of educational and career development. Graduates’ demographics and some of their high school experiences and behaviors were also assessed.Click here to download
Kuder® Career Planning System Technical Brief
In April 2009, 735 students from six Sonoma County middle schools were surveyed regarding their experiences in using the Kuder Career Planning System (KCPS) during the 2008-09 academic school year.Click here to download
Kuder White Paper – The Value of Career Education: A Brief Summary
This paper seeks to answer the following questions: (1) What are the critical components of effective career interventions? (2) What are the benefits of computer-based career guidance systems? (3) Why is career development necessary throughout the life span? (4) What are the practical implications of using such career systems?Click here to download
Kuder White Paper – Career Assessment & Planning: A Collaborative Solution for Preparing America’s Workforce
America’s Challenge: The United States faces a major dilemma in developing a highly trained workforce that keeps pace with today’s fastest growing jobs.
Kuder’s Solution: The nation’s workforce crisis requires a more coordinated approach to engage the unemployed, underemployed, and hard-to-reach populations in the career planning process.Click here to download
Kuder Improves Academic Performance, Transitions, and Graduation in South Carolina
In January 2008, a study conducted by Catalina D’Achiardi-Ressler, Ph.D., examined the impact that the Kuder Career Planning System (KCPS) has on students’ school performance, their ability to make career decisions, and their transition into higher education.Click here to download
Kuder Career Planning System Usage: Students’ Career Exploration & Academic Planning Behavior.
The researchers examined almost 6,000 student records from 29 schools in the Midwest using the Kuder Career Planning System(KCPS).Click here to download
Kuder’s Interest Assessment Helps Youth of Color in Poverty Select College Majors
A September 2008 study conducted by Matt Diemer, Ph.D., assistant professor of counseling at Michigan State University, examined how well vocational interests predict prospective college major specification among high school-aged youth of color in poverty.Click here to download