Self-Confidence of Individuals in Developing Essential Adulting Skills and the Perceived Student Value of an Adulting Course in Educational Entities

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2023-05

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Research shows that many students graduating from high school do not have the essential adulting skills needed to be successful in life. This created a need for a life skills course in a post-secondary educational entity. Adulting 101: Real Skills for Real Life is a course at Texas Tech University that educates students on the skills needed in day-to-day life. The following articles will discuss how the adulting course was used to analyze and refine the life skills questionnaire instrument used in this study, show the self-confidence of individuals in adult skills through a mixed methods study, and how the self-confidence of adult skills based on education levels compare to the need for an adulting course in educational entities through a quantitative design.

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Adulting, Life Skills, Self-Confidence

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