In this study, we aim to detect general trends on lifelong learning. In this context, masters and doctoral thesis carried out at different institutes and faculties, related to lifelong learning between 2007 and 2014 have been analyzed. It is expected that the study will shed light on new research to be carried out in this field by indicating certain areas, variables, samples and methods etc. of the thesis. In this study, document review technique has been used in the framework of scanning model. The thesis have been analyzed with the frequency and percentage techniques by making a general evaluation in terms of research subjects, models and measurement tools they use, sample types and statistical techniques.
Need for learning, lifelong learning, postgraduate thesis