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IJIET 2019 Vol.9(12): 918-923 ISSN: 2010-3689
doi: 10.18178/ijiet.2019.9.12.1327

The Effect of Willingness to Participate in Family Value to Intergenerational Learning Program among College Students

Yu Jen Lin and Tai-Fen Chen

Abstract—The Purpose of the study aimed to know college students’ willingness to participate in family value to intergenerational. To investigate college students’ willingness, the researcher designed the questionnaire after reviewed related literature. The questionnaire’s reliability and validity were established through item analysis and factor analysis of the pilot study. A private university students were invited to complete the questionnaire. The researcher purposive sampled the college students to complete the questionnaire. Six hundred and sixty-eight questionnaires were collected. The researcher used descriptive statistics, standard mean deviation, on-way ANOVA, contingency coefficient, and multiple regression analysis to analysis the data. Five research findings of the current study were 1) College student’s family value were tended to be traditional especially in the domain of family value but tin the domain of gender role was more modern. 2) In family value, significant differences were found in different gender and school years. 3) College students were lacked of knowledge about intergenerational learning program. 4) In the willingness of taking intergenerational learning program, significant differences were found in different genders, school years, and family types. 5) College students’ family value and their willingness of participation intergenerational learning program were positively correlated.

Index Terms—College students, family value, intergenerational learning program.

Yu Jen Lin is with Hou-Zong Senior High School, Taiwan (e-mail: overdrivecrazy@gmail.com).
Tai-Fen Chen is with Graduate Institute of Education, Tunghai Universtity, Taichung, Taiwan (corresponding author; e-mail: daphnechen@go.thu.edu.tw).


Cite: Yu Jen Lin and Tai-Fen Chen, "The Effect of Willingness to Participate in Family Value to Intergenerational Learning Program among College Students," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 9, no. 12, pp. 918-923, 2019.

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General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (CiteScore 2022: 2.0), INSPEC (IET), UGC-CARE List (India), CNKI, EBSCO, Google Scholar
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