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Springerplus. 2015 May 20;4:234. doi: 10.1186/s40064-015-1014-7. eCollection 2015.

The analysis of professional competencies of a lecturer in adult education.

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CEIT Academy, Univerzitna 8431/6, 010 08 Žilina, Slovakia.
Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Andrej Hlinka 1, 949 74 Nitra, Slovakia.


In this article, we present the andragogical research project and evaluation of its results using nonparametric statistical methods and the semantic differential method. The presented research was realized in the years 2012-2013 in the dissertation of I. Žeravíková: Analysis of professional competencies of lecturer and creating his competence profile (Žeravíková 2013), and its purpose was based on the analysis of work activities of a lecturer to identify his most important professional competencies and to create a suggestion of competence profile of a lecturer in adult education.


Adult education; Andragogy; Lecturer; Mann-Whitney’ test; Semantic differential method; Wilcoxon’ test

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