School psychology recruitment : utilizing experiential learning to increase interest among college students
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The purpose of this study is to explore possible interventions aimed at educating college students about the roles, services, settings, and job outlook for school psychologists as a means to increase interest in the field as a graduate school career option. More specifically, the proposed study aims to test what type of educational activity- didactic information presentation versus didactic information presentation coupled with an experiential learning task- interacts with which learning style to produce the greatest gains in interest in the field as a graduate school option. Further, the proposed study seeks to determine if a correlation exists between knowledge of school psychology and level of interest in the field.