A STUDY OF CHARACTERISTICS OF EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS IN 21ST CENTURY OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

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สัตกร วงศ์สงคราม (Sattakorn Wongsongkram) มณฑิรา จารุเพ็ง (Monthira Charupheng) สกล วรเจริญศรี (Skol Voracharoensri) อรอุมา เจริญสุข (Orn-uma Chrruensuk)

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The purpose of this research was to study meanings and characteristics of educational success in 21st century of undergraduate students by the use of the qualitative research. An educational expert interview was used to collect data. Interview forms with unstructured questions and semi-structured questions were used as the research instruments. The results revealed that (1) characteristics of educational success in 21st century of undergraduate students meant traits that indicating their educational success in 21st century. In other words, undergraduate students learn from the university curriculum and are able to apply these knowledge to their daily life and work effectively by explicitly understanding the key subjects, learning fast, and broadening themselves into the world of 21st century with all new information to be always occurred, and (2) characteristics of educational success in 21st century of undergraduate students were consisted of (a) Autonomous learning which were comprised of self-directed learning, knowledge of key subjects, knowledge of interdisciplinary themes, and supports from persons and social support, (b) Critical and creative thinking (c) Sociability, (d) ICT-Information and Communication Technology skill, (e) World language capability, (f) World Situation Awareness, and (g) Life and Career Capability which were comprised of Self-direction, Flexibility and Adaptability, Responsibility and Accountability, Leadership, and Integrity.

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