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The Effects of Lifelong Education Participative Motivation, Self-Efficacy, and Self-Directed Learning on Educational Satisfaction of Middle Age Adults (중년기 성인학습자의 평생학습 참여동기, 자기효능감, 자기주도학습이 교육만족도에 미치는 영향)

  • Song, Sun-Hee;Ro, Yoo-Seok
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.17 no.12
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    • pp.319-329
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    • 2017
  • This study is on the effects of lifelong education participative motivation, self-efficacy, and self-directed learning on subjective happiness of middle age adults. Middle age adults 40-64 years old are questionnaire survey target in Incheon and Gyeonggido and total 289 copies among 300 were analyzed through SPSS 21.0. The major findings of this study con be seen as follows: The variables more affected on educational satisfaction of middle age adults are goal-oriented motivation and activity-oriented motivation in lifelong education participative motivation, self-regulated efficacy in self-efficacy, and each personality, recognition and environment in self-directed learning. In conclusion, new paradigm is needed for middle age adults in lifelong learning society. This program should provide them with knowledge and information for adapting the future society, Furthermore, middle age adults can achieve their own self exploration, self-development and self-realization through the lifelong education program. Given a chance of lifelong education, middle age adults should be provided with the specific programs.