Association between students' satisfaction and motivation in nursery and midwifery education

Karadag E., Acikgoz A., BALCI ALPARSLAN G., Unsal A., Kosgeroglu N., KAYA Y., ...More

HEALTHMED, vol.6, no.12, pp.4210-4216, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: HEALTHMED
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.4210-4216
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


The present study aimed to assess the association between students' satisfaction and motivation in nursery education. A total of 378 nursery and midwifery students were included to this correlational study. The data obtained with using Student Satisfaction Scale and Motivation Scale was analyzed by Pearson's Product Moment Correlational Analysis and Multiple Linear Regression Analysis. The results of the present study showed that all factors of the students' satisfaction together significantly predict the intrinsic and extrinsic motivations.