Enrolment Motivations and Institutional Attachment of 30+ Age Bangladeshi Women at Distance Learning Programs

dc.contributor.author Akhter, Zobaida
dc.coverage.placeName Bangladesh en_US
dc.coverage.spatial Asia en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-09T10:31:20Z
dc.date.available 2016-12-09T10:31:20Z
dc.date.issued 2016-11
dc.description.abstract Due to the advancement of technological development in medical science and wider facilities and awareness for lifestyle modification, have bring tremendous change in older women. With the increase of life span, women’s desire for self-identity and recognized status has been developed. The purpose of this study is to understand and measure the motivation of 30+ women’s enrollment in distance education through Bangladesh Open University. Although programs of distance education meet the needs of adult learners who work and who have the career and family responsibilities (Tucker, 2000) it has been observed that most of the women who enroll in open learning programs in Bangladesh Open University , are 30+ years old. Many of them have household production matriarch. They have a major responsibility in the realm of running the household and managing its day-to-day requirements (e.g., cooking, cleaning, and child care, paying bills, and supervising home repairs) (Knowlton & Thomeczek, 2007). This group is between 30 and 60 years old and they have different perception and motivation from those whose age is suitable for traditional formal education. They have their own unique nature educational needs which bring them close to distance education and motivate them to continue education in this age after a break of certain period. // Paper ID 8 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11599/2550
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and Open University Malaysia (OUM) en_US
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ en_US
dc.subject Adult Education en_US
dc.subject Women and Girls en_US
dc.subject Open and Distance Learning (ODL) en_US
dc.title Enrolment Motivations and Institutional Attachment of 30+ Age Bangladeshi Women at Distance Learning Programs en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
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