An investigation of business and management cluster's students' motivation of taking technician certification at vocational high schools in central Taiwan

Chin-Wen Liao, Sho Yen Lin, Hsuan Lien Chen, Chen Jung Lai

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

The study aims to investigate factors that motivate Business and Management Cluster's students to take secondary technician certification of their majors. With the literature review, a questionnaire survey was adopted. In total, 878 questionnaires were sent out and a valid response rate was 80.30%. After collecting the entire questionnaires, statistical software packages were used to analyze the collected data. The results showed that teacher's instructions and students' increasing sense of achievement and self-confidence by obtaining certification were the two main motivations students hold. Moreover, private school students' are much more motivated to obtain certifications than public school students. Based on the results, several suggestions are made as references for schools, teachers, parents and students.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication7th International Conference on Knowledge Management in Organizations
Subtitle of host publicationService andCloud Computing
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages275-281
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9783642308666
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jan 1
Event7th International Conference on Knowledge Management in Organizations, KMO 2012 - Salamanca, Spain
Duration: 2012 Jul 112012 Jul 13

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Volume172 AISC
ISSN (Print)2194-5357

Other

Other7th International Conference on Knowledge Management in Organizations, KMO 2012
CountrySpain
CitySalamanca
Period12-07-1112-07-13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Computer Science(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'An investigation of business and management cluster's students' motivation of taking technician certification at vocational high schools in central Taiwan'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Liao, C-W., Lin, S. Y., Chen, H. L., & Lai, C. J. (2013). An investigation of business and management cluster's students' motivation of taking technician certification at vocational high schools in central Taiwan. In 7th International Conference on Knowledge Management in Organizations: Service andCloud Computing (pp. 275-281). (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; Vol. 172 AISC). Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-30867-3_25