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A Structural Analysis of Factors Affecting Adult Learners` Learning Outcomes at the University Lifelong Educational Institutions
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A Structural Analysis of Factors Affecting Adult Learners` Learning Outcomes at the University Lifelong Educational Institutions
Bang, Hee-Bong;
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This study was conducted by implementing a structural analysis regarding adult learners` learning outcomes and their affecting factors in the lifelong educational institutions in Daejeon area with 960 adult learners. Research result was as following. First, learner and educational characteristics were confirmed to have an indirect impact on learning outcomes, which were mediated by learning satisfaction and commitment. Second, adult learner`s characteristics directly influenced to learning commitment and satisfaction as well as educational institutions did. Third, learning commitment also directly affected learning satisfaction and outcomes. Fourth, learning satisfaction had a strong influence on learning outcomes. By all accounts, learning outcomes was directly influenced by learner, educational characteristics, and learning satisfaction. In addition, learning outcomes was indirectly impacted by mediating with learning satisfaction and commitment. Therefore, lifelong educational institutions should reinforce any strategies in order to enhance learning outcomes such as developing and providing more variable programs, making better class atmosphere and facility, positioning highly qualified teachers, and one-stop administration services.
Institute Characteristic;Learner Characteristic;Learning Commitment;Learning Outcomes;Learning Satisfaction;
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