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Motivation and barriers of adult students in education at university.
Bakalíková, Gabriela ; Svobodová, Zuzana (advisor) ; Dostálová, Vladimíra (referee)
The diploma thesis deals with the motivation and barriers in education of adult students at a college. The issue of motivation and barriers of selected economically active students in higher education is discussed. The thesis is divided into a theoretical and an empirical part. The theoretical part describes the basic concepts related to the topic of the diploma thesis - motivation, motivation to learn, lifelong learning, adult education, higher education, barriers in education and more. The aim of the thesis is to find out and describe what motivated and continues to motivate selected economically active adults to study at a college, to identify the barriers they feel in this education and to find out how they deal with these barriers. The thesis identifies, analyzes and describes the motivation and barriers of selected adult students in education at a selected college. As part of the empirical part of the thesis, based on its aim, research questions are set, to which answers are subsequently sought through investigation. The empirical part contains a description of the methodology, interpretation of the collected data, a summary of the results and the outputs of the investigation. The entire research is based on qualitative methodology, specifically on the grounded theory research design. As part...

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