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Revista de la Facultad de Medicina Humana

Print version ISSN 1814-5469On-line version ISSN 2308-0531

Abstract

SANCHEZ-CARLESSI, Héctor Hugo; RODRIGUEZ-CHAVEZ, Elio Iván  and  MATOS-RAMIREZ, Patricia Roxana. Will for the study and academic work in students of a private university of Lima. Rev. Fac. Med. Hum. [online]. 2020, vol.20, n.2, pp.276-280. ISSN 1814-5469.  http://dx.doi.org/10.25176/rfmh.v20i2.2930.

Introduction

: Willingness to learn is an important study variable for any educational institution, since it is consistent with institutional policy of improving quality to the provided educational services.

Objective

: The main objective is to identify and compare the different levels of Willingness to Learn, considering the gender and different academic programs or careers, among the students of a private university.

Methods

: Descriptive and comparative study, through the administration of the Willingness to Learn Scale, in a sample of 762 male and female university students of Medical School, Psychology, Law, Civil Engineering, Administration and Management School (IVth, Vth and VIth academic semester).

Results

: We found significant differences considering gender; women show better or higher levels of Willingness to Learn , compared to men. Students of Engineering program showed a lower level of Willingness to Learn.

Conclusion

: We found significant differences among levels of Willingness to Learn ,considering gender and academic program or career.

Keywords : to learn; academic work (source: MeSH NLM)..

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