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Title: Motivation and English Achievement of the General English Students
Authors: Sambouw, Nelly Tkreisje
Keywords: motivation;achievement;gender;occupation;education
Issue Date: Nov-2013
Publisher: Faculty Language and Literature of Satya Wacana Christian University - Widya Sari Press
Abstract: This study was to find out the motivation of general English students, the difference between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation based on gender, parents occupation, and parents education. Four hundred forty five students of English 1 to 4 answered the questionnaire. Results 1: showed as a whole general English 1-4 students were highly motivated. Based on gender General English 1 to 4 female level of motivation was > than male. ANOVA showed that Parents' occupation and parents' education did not affect learners' motivation, but Duncan shows English I based on parents' occupation of government employee's were > than other occupation. 2: No difference between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation of English 1-4., whereas overall based on gender both extrinsic and intrinsic motivation female is higher than male. 3: Overall the finding indicated no significant difference in achievement based on parents education. But Duncan showed that there was difference based on parents education, master's grade was > than elementary and others. And no difference in achievement on parents occupation of English 2, 3, 4. but English I teachers grade was > than government employee. Gender by level indicated no significant difference on achievement too.
Description: The 7th International Seminar 2013 “Language Policy and Planning: What are the Issues?” Salatiga, November 20 – 21, 2013 ; p. 212 – 228
ISBN: 978-979-1098-46-3
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