Teachers' Motivations and Expectations Regarding Lifelong Learning

Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai. Oeconomica, 61 (3), pp.32-42

11 Pages Posted: 23 Jan 2017

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Dan-Cristian Dabija

Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Department of Marketing

Ioana N. Abrudan

Babes-Bolyai University

Catalin Postelnicu

Babes-Bolyai University

Date Written: December 30, 2016

Abstract

The global contemporary economic and social context, in constant change, makes the learning process undergo constant structural changes with profound implications. These transformations also influence practices, principles and methods used in the field of learning and teaching. The present research is focused on the motivations and expectations of teachers regarding lifelong learning. Their main motivator is to improve teaching tools, techniques and methods. The study population consists of educators who teach the national language and literature (Romanian) to national minorities (Hungarian, German, Roma, Tatar, Serbian, Ukrainian, etc.) and to migrants from various states. The respondents have participated in a lifelong learning program.

Keywords: education, lifelong learning, information sharing, technological change, new teaching techniques

JEL Classification: I26, I29, M31, M53

Suggested Citation

Dabija, Dan-Cristian and Abrudan, Ioana N. and Postelnicu, Catalin, Teachers' Motivations and Expectations Regarding Lifelong Learning (December 30, 2016). Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai. Oeconomica, 61 (3), pp.32-42, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2902612

Dan-Cristian Dabija (Contact Author)

Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Department of Marketing ( email )

Str Teodor Mihali, Nr.58-60
Cluj-Napoca, RO- 400591
Romania

Ioana N. Abrudan

Babes-Bolyai University ( email )

58-60 Teodor Maniu street, Cluj-Napoca
67 Iuliu Maniu street, Sighetu Marmatiei
RO-3400 Cluj-Napoca, Cluj 435500
Romania

Catalin Postelnicu

Babes-Bolyai University ( email )

Cluj Napoca
Romania

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