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ERIC Number: EJ1211298
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Mar
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2252-8822
The Effect of Psychological Factors on Syrian Refugees' Participation in Lifelong Education
Karacabey, Mehmet Fatih; Bozkus, Kivanc
International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, v8 n1 p138-144 Mar 2019
The purpose of this research was to determine the effect of psychological factors on Syrian refugees' participation in lifelong education. The ex post facto co-relational causal design was employed in this research. A questionnaire form consisted of four scales was used to collect data from 297 refugees participated in lifelong education. The structural equation modeling analysis revealed that psychological factors affect participation in lifelong education and learning approaches played the biggest role in this effect. It was claimed that learning approach is a strong predictor of participation in lifelong education. The effect of locus of control on participation in lifelong education was medium while the effects of self-efficacy and self-worth were weak. Recommendations to education providers, decision-makers and researchers to align both formal and lifelong education curricula with the results were given.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Syria; Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Study Process Questionnaire