Process of Continued Learning in School Life of Adult Nursing Students
社会人経験のある看護学生が学校生活の中で学びつづけていくプロセス

Ikuko Uozumi, Yuko Kondo, Takayo Noda
Journal of Japan Academy of Nursing Education  
〔OBJECTIVES〕The aim of this study is to gain insights and suggestions for educating students with diverse educational backgrounds and different developmental tasks by examining the continued learning process of adult students enrolled in a three-year nursing college program through their student activities. 〔METHODS〕Semistructured interviews were conducted of ten adult students enrolled in a three-year nursing school program who agreed to participate in the study, and the interviews were then
more » ... alyzed with the Modified Grounded Theory Approach. 〔CONCLUSIONS〕The process of continued learning of adult students through school activities was found to consist of the following five categories:"support from family" , "motivation to pursue nursing" , "learning through practical training" , "satisfaction and commitment to learning" , and"good relationships with friends" . The study revealed that the continued learning process for adult students is formed through direct and indirect involvement of the five categories: the adult students have a steadfast "motivation to pursue nursing" based on "support from family" coupled with the remaining three categories of "learning through practical training" , "satisfaction and commitment to learning" , and"good relationships with friends" .
doi:10.51035/jane.25.1_41 fatcat:fyzjz2fgnrbppougnk7rgcyj7a