Factors affecting university students’ lifelong learning in Indonesia

Salleh, Umi Kalsum Mohd and Zulnaidi, Hutkemri and Abdul Rahim, Suzieleez Syrene (2019) Factors affecting university students’ lifelong learning in Indonesia. Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Management, 8 (1). pp. 82-98. ISSN 2289-4489

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Abstract

The present study investigates the issue of self-directed learning, students’ perception towards ICT and social networking as the key factors that affect lifelong learning by focusing on the Indonesian settings. The study follows a correlational research design to investigate and measure the degree of relationship among self-directed learning, and students’ perception towards ICT. The research was conducted in Jogjakarta and Riau Province, Indonesia. A total of 216 postgraduate students were chosen for this study by using the simple random sampling method. Data were collected using the instrument developed by Williamson and then analysed using AMOS 23 software. Hypothesis testing was done by using Structural Equation Modelling (SEM). SEM test indicate partial mediation effects of social networking for self-directed learning on lifelong learning was found and full mediation effects of social networking for self-directed learning on lifelong learning. The results imply that lectures should support postgraduate students in order to sharpen their self-directed learning, positive perception towards ICT and social networking in lifelong learning by giving suitable learning methods and proposing a sufficient teaching and learning atmosphere. © 2019, University of Malaya. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Higher Education; Indonesia; Lifelong Learning; Self-Directed Learning; Social Networking; Student Perception Towards ICT
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Faculty of Education
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2020 07:40
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2020 07:40
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/23548

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