Tebessüm Ayyıldız Durhan, Suat Karaküçük


The aim of this research is to examine the current status of university students who are members of the university communities, through their activities in the communities, towards serious leisure and career future. At the same time, the extent to which some variables change these parameters and the impact of a serious leisure career on the future of the career were evaluated. In this context, “Serious Leisure Career” which is developed by Ayyıldız, Özdemir and Karaküçük (2020) and “Career Futures Inventory (CFI)” which is developed by Rottinghaus, Day and Borgen, (2005), translated to Turkish culture by Ağargün et al., (2005) and which is evaluated about psychometric properties in Turkish sample by Kalafat (2012) is used. While analysis; descriptive statistics, independent sample T test, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) test, Tukey (HSD-LSD) test, Pearson Correlation test and regression analysis were used for in-group comparisons. As a result of the research, it can be said that serious leisure and career future are differentiated by certain variables and serious leisure career, which is an important factor affecting future career, is a tool to increase positive perception of career.


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