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ERIC Number: EJ1165491
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2332-3205
Investigation of the Lifelong Learning Tendency of College Students
Aksoy, Hamit; Erbay, Hasan; Kör, Hakan; Engin, Melih
Universal Journal of Educational Research, v5 n12A p19-25 2017
The concept of "lifelong learning (LLL)" has emerged because of the necessity of renewing earlier and immemorial information in time. LLL is involved in a various kind of international foundations' works. European Union is perceived as more efficient in comparison with international companies in terms of lifelong learning practices. European Commission defines the lifelong learning as not only knowledge and aptitude, but also a beneficial opportunity in order to survive individual, social and economic life or in every single field of learning skills and activities. The important place of lifelong learning in the world is utilized to identify the tendency of exact learning levels. In this study, "Lifelong Learning Tendency Scale" has been enforced as a survey to students who studied in different departments for 2016-2017 Spring year. There were 148 vocational school students from 5 different departments. In this study, 4 sub-categories have been determined as motivation, perseverance, the absence of organizing learning and the absence of curious with the demographic information of participants. According to the scale results which was carried out on 5 different departments, it was received that while the highest score of lifelong learning tendency was considered as management, the lowest score was agreed as computer programming.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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