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University of Birjand , mayati@birjand.ac.ir
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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to validate the lifelong learning readiness tool of high school students of public libraries users.
Method: This research is an applied and descriptive-correlational study. The statistical population is high school studnets of public libraries which 201 students were selected by random sampling. The validity of the tool was verified by content validity, confirmatory factor analysis and reliability using Cronbach's alpha for each indicator and the whole tool were applied. The reliability value was 0.82, which indicated the suitability of the tool.
Results: According to the findings of this study, the correlation coefficient between the components of the questionnaire and the structural equations for self-directed learning readiness components and readiness to overcome the barriers to participation in learning was 88%, and for components readiness to respond to triggers for learning and readiness to overcome the barriers to participation in learning were 60% and the components of self-directed learning readiness and readiness to respond to triggers for learning 56%. Validity of the questionnaire was verified using content validity based of the opinions of experts and the confirmatory factor analysis model was satisfied by satisfying the fit index.
Originality / Value: This tool can be used in lifelong learning readiness research in public libraries as lifelong learning centers. It can also be used in various studies aimed at assessing the status and factors associated with lifelong learning readiness.
 
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Type of Study: quantitative | Subject: Cultural Studies
Received: 2019/03/20 | Accepted: 2019/05/28 | ePublished ahead of print: 2019/07/1

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