Browsing by Subject "Perceptual learning style preferences"
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ItemA comparative study of motivation and perceptual learning style preferences for learning Chinese as a foreign language amond Grade 5 to Grade 8 students of Concordian International School, ThailandThe purpose of this study was to examine the level of overall motivation, intrinsic and extrinsic goal orientations, perceptual learning style preferences, and to determine the motivation and perceptual learning style preference differences among 169 grades 5-8 students learning Chinese as a foreign language at Concordian International School in Bangkok, Thailand, during the first semester of the academic year 2015-2016. The study employed a quantitative research methodology utilizing a questionnaire to collect data. There were four main findings. First, the level of overall motivation for learning Chinese as a foreign language among grade 5 to grade 8 students was high, with the level of intrinsic goal orientation being moderate; and the level of extrinsic goal orientation being high. Second, kinesthetic, tactile and group learning style preferences were major, while visual, auditory and individual were minor learning style preferences. Third, there was no significant difference of overall motivation in Chinese as a foreign language learning according to grade levels, with no significant difference of intrinsic goal orientation according to grade levels and no significant difference of extrinsic goal orientation in Chinese as a foreign language learning according to grade levels. Finally, there was a significant difference of perceptual learning style preferences in Chinese as a foreign language learning according to grade levels. The study concludes with recommendations for practice and for future research.
ItemThe relationship of motivation for learning and perceptual learning style preferences with academic achievement of Chineses Grade 8 students in English language class(Bangkok : Assumption University Press, 2021) Li, MiaoThis study’s objective was to determine if there is a significant relationship of motivation for learning and perceptual learning style preferences in English language class with academic achievement of Grade 8 students at a Junior Middle School, Xuanwei, Yunnan, China. A sample of 231 Grade 8 students at a Junior Middle School during the academic year of 2021 attended. In order to measure students' motivation levels and perceptual learning style preferences, two questionnaires were used. In order to determine the students' academic achievement in English learning, the final test score of English class from August of this academic year 2021 was taken as the instrument. After the data was collected, the research objectives and hypothesis were examined by means, standard deviations, frequency, percentage and multiple correlation coefficient. The findings showed that Grade 8 students had slightly high motivation for learning, and their most preferred perceptual learning style was auditory, followed by mixed, kinesthetic, group, tactile, individual and visual learning style. They had a good level of English achievement. There was a positive and significant relationship between the motivation for learning and perceptual learning style preferences with academic achievement in English language class of Grade 8 students at the Junior Middle school.