ERIC Number: ED536087
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Oct-8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
How to Motivate Military Veterans to Participate in the GI Bill
Baskas, Richard S.
Over the years, some military veterans have been influenced by barriers, preventing them from using their educational benefits. Any active duty member or military veteran could have been exposed to and influenced by these barriers and become unmotivated and not use or discontinue using these benefits. If veterans do not use their educational benefits, this could result in postsecondary institutions losing their military veteran population, and the military recruitment population could decrease causing our country's national security to become more vulnerable. The purpose of this paper is to express the researcher's position towards motivating active duty members and military veterans to use their educational benefits. The research question addressed how military veterans could overcome these barriers and take advantage of these educational benefits. The research methodology was a literature review through Google Scholar to obtain primary and secondary sources to support the researcher's position. A literature review determined the relevance of the sources in supporting the researcher's position. The results suggested that the literature was a strong supporter towards the researcher's position of how military members and veterans should overcome these barriers to use their benefits. The implications of this study could help military members and veterans understand how to become motivated to overcome these barriers to attend postsecondary institutions and gain a college degree.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: G I Bill