Creating Citizen Consciousness of Students in Lopburi Province

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Sirichai Petcharak
Waraporn Subruangthong

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The objectives of this research were to 1) provide the participants with knowledge and understanding of the meaning of citizens in a democratic system; 2) provide the participants with knowledge and understanding of the meaning of public policy, the public policy making process, and the implementation of policies; and 3) equip the participants with knowledge and understanding of citizenship building processes and apply them in solving community problems with participation.  The sample group used in the research was students who attended the training on the Citizen Awareness Project of the Lopburi Provincial Administrative Organization. for fiscal year 2020, totaling 264 people. The instrument used for data collection was the behavioral observation form of the trainees. Data were analyzed using statistics, percentage, mean, standard deviation. The results of the research were as follows: 1. The students who attended the training on civic consciousness building had a better understanding of the meaning of civics, which accounted for 80%; 2. The students who attended the training on civic consciousness building had knowledge about public policy making processes and implementation of policies, which accounted for 70%; 3. The students who attended the training on civic consciousness building have knowledge and understanding of the citizenship process and are able to use it in solving community problems by 80%.

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Petcharak, S., & Subruangthong, W. (2021). Creating Citizen Consciousness of Students in Lopburi Province. Rajapark Journal, 15(43), 376–388. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/RJPJ/article/view/253987
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