Elitsa Petrova is Associate Professor, PhD in the Social, Economic and Legal Sciences area of higher education at the Vasil Levski National Military University, Bulgaria. She is Legal Entity Appointed Representative of the Vasil Levski National Military University, Bulgaria for Horizon 2020 and De
The research objective of the work is to analyse motivational salience and satisfaction in security and defence training, based on the example of higher education institutions in Europe. It further provides guidance on how to formulate a methodology for conducting research on motivation for learning and activity and its relation to the satisfaction of the learners. On this basis, the book formulates recommendations for improvement of the motivational salience in an academic environment.
Elitsa Stoyanova Petrova is the author of over 150 scientific publications, including 3 of her own monographs, co-author in 4 monographs, co-author in a book; she has 5 published textbooks, 1 participation in an educational tool, over 100 articles and papers in specialized Bulgarian and international scientific journals. She has more than 100 citations of her scientific publications. She is a member of scientific boards and a reviewer of over 10 journals and conferences.