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The Role of Learning Motivation and Professional Learning on Professional Learning Community of Teachers
Javad Ahmadi Aghdam, Abolfazl Ghasemzadeh Alishahi , Rouhollah Mahdiuon
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The present study aims to investigate the role of learning motivation and professional learning on professional learning community of primary school teachers. The research method is correlational and is specifically based on structural equation modeling. The statistical population of the study included all primary school teachers in Bonab city with 528 people, of whom 214 people were selected by stratified sampling method. The required information was obtained using questionnaires: Tarnochr('39')s learning motivation, Baron and Kennychr('39')s professional learning and Oliver, Hip & lickchr('39')s professional learning community. Findings show that there is no direct and significant relationship between learning motivation and professional learning community variables, but there is a direct and significant relationship between learning motivation and professional learning variables. Also, a positive and significant relationship was seen between the variables of professional learning and professional learning community, so the variable of learning motivation has an indirect and significant relationship with the professional learning community due to the mediating role of professional learning.  Therefore, it can be argued that teachers who are motivated enough to learn and improve their knowledge and awareness can help create professional learning communities between themselves and other colleagues through the acquisition of content knowledge, learning styles, teaching strategies, and a new set of individual values ​​and differences gained via cooperation and collaboration with other colleagues, which ultimately improve student learning and increase educational efficiency.
Keywords: learning motivation, professional learning, professional learning community
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Received: 2021/03/29 | Accepted: 2021/05/5 | Published: 2021/08/1
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