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ERIC Number: EJ1075648
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
Chinese Students' Goal Orientation in English Learning: A Study Based on Autonomous Inquiry Model
Zhang, Jianfeng
English Language Teaching, v7 n2 p84-89 2014
Goal orientation is a kind of theory of learning motivation, which helps learners to develop their capability by emphasis on new techniques acquiring and environment adapting. In this study, based on the autonomous inquiry model, the construction of Chinese students' goal orientations in English learning are summarized according to the data analysis. Besides, the relationship between learning goal orientations and language instruction is explored in the English as Foreign Language environment. The results indicate that in the autonomous inquiry model, the performance of English language teaching can be improved significantly; moreover, in China, most learners have performance goals; in contrast with mastery goals, performance goals enhance the teaching performance definitely.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China
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