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Pages: 5304-5311
Publication year: 2014
ISBN: 978-84-617-0557-3
ISSN: 2340-1117

Conference name: 6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 7-9 July, 2014
Location: Barcelona, Spain

UNDERSTANDING SELF MOTIVATED LEARNING TOWARD FORMAL LIFELONG LEARNING EDUCATION

N. Abdul Razak, N.A. Mohamed Yunus, N.H. Asnawi, N.L. Ahmad

Universiti Teknologi Mara (MALAYSIA)
Lifelong learning education is a phenomenon that challenges to improve the employee’s quality of work and life. In essence, formal lifelong learning is activities that take place in formal educational institutions that leads to some form of accreditation or qualification. Formal learning is hierarchically structured, chronologically graded educational system and moving from primary school level through the university. In addition to general academic studies, a variety of specialized programs and institutions for full-time technical and professional training are provided to employees. In this context, higher learning educational institutions play an important responsibility to provide the programs and courses to the employees to upgrade their skill and change to high level of education. In essences, organizational belief that lifelong learning is the organizational learning process which apparently contribute to produce and develop high quality of workforce such as knowledge worker, dynamic competitiveness and aim to achieve high performance work practices (HPWS). Thus, the importance of formal lifelong learning in organization context, is to improve employees career future development, enhances social inclusion, active citizenship, personal development, and competitiveness. However, the issues that need to address in discussion of formal lifelong learning is lack of awareness of formal lifelong learning education and less self learning motivation for employees to embark in formal lifelong learning. The issues such as lack of awareness and less motivation among employees consequently reduce the participation and interest of employees to continue their study. To overcome these challenges, employers and employees required to educate the concepts and consequent of pursuing in formal lifelong learning education. Therefore, the objective of this study is to understand the critical factors of formal lifelong learning education that forces the employees to further their study. The discussion was concentrated to the motivation factors such as intrinsic, extrinsic and self determination theory that influences the employees self motivated learning. The discussion will contribute to the additional knowledge of lifelong learning and be applicable to design the strategies in organization to retain and influence the employees to pursuit in formal lifelong learning education.
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author = {Abdul Razak, N. and Mohamed Yunus, N.A. and Asnawi, N.H. and Ahmad, N.L.},
title = {UNDERSTANDING SELF MOTIVATED LEARNING TOWARD FORMAL LIFELONG LEARNING EDUCATION},
series = {6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies},
booktitle = {EDULEARN14 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-617-0557-3},
issn = {2340-1117},
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location = {Barcelona, Spain},
month = {7-9 July, 2014},
year = {2014},
pages = {5304-5311}}
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AU - N. Abdul Razak AU - N.A. Mohamed Yunus AU - N.H. Asnawi AU - N.L. Ahmad
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SN - 978-84-617-0557-3/2340-1117
PY - 2014
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CI - Barcelona, Spain
JO - 6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
JA - EDULEARN14 Proceedings
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N. Abdul Razak, N.A. Mohamed Yunus, N.H. Asnawi, N.L. Ahmad (2014) UNDERSTANDING SELF MOTIVATED LEARNING TOWARD FORMAL LIFELONG LEARNING EDUCATION, EDULEARN14 Proceedings, pp. 5304-5311.
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