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dc.title A Study of the Motives of Doctoral Students en
dc.contributor.author Wiegerová, Adriana
dc.relation.ispartof Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
dc.identifier.issn 1877-0428 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2016
utb.relation.volume 217
dc.citation.spage 123
dc.citation.epage 131
dc.event.title Future Academy Multidisciplinary Conference (ICEEPSY)
dc.event.location Istanbul
utb.event.state-en Turkey
utb.event.state-cs Turecko
dc.event.sdate 2015-10-13
dc.event.edate 2015-10-17
dc.type conferenceObject
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Elsevier Science BV
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.sbspro.2016.02.043
dc.relation.uri https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042816000689
dc.subject postgraduate level en
dc.subject doctoral candidate en
dc.subject motivation en
dc.subject educational research en
dc.subject participant research en
dc.description.abstract The aim of the study is to find answers to the question of why young people decide to continue studying at the postgraduate level after completing their master's programme. At the heart of the study is the analysis of the motives which lead young, qualified persons that could take up employment, to become doctoral students. Motivation for doing something is commonly referred to as a set of internal and external factors that influence the decisions or behaviours. Motivation changes at different points of time and in different situations. In this project we assessed the motives to become a doctoral student through the memories of PhD graduates. A qualitative analysis concentrated on the narration of 10 doctoral graduates who are currently working as instructors at Czech universities. All of them specialized in the field of educational studies and worked at a university for a maximum of five years after completion of doctoral studies. They were hired for the position of academic staff member, not for the position of postdoctoral fellow. (C) 2016 Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Humanities
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1006865
utb.identifier.obdid 43874387
utb.identifier.wok 000387478700016
utb.source d-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2017-02-28T15:11:36Z
dc.date.available 2017-02-28T15:11:36Z
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.contributor.internalauthor Wiegerová, Adriana
utb.fulltext.affiliation Adriana Wiegerová a * a Department of School Education, Faculty of Humanities, Tomas Bata University in Zlín (Czech Republic)
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