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ERIC Number: EJ1110803
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2332-3205
Extraversion and Female EFL Learners as Listeners: A Qualitative Investigation
Akdemir, Ahmet Selçuk; Takkaç, Mehmet
Universal Journal of Educational Research, v4 n8 p1802-1808 2016
This study aims to investigate extraversion as a personality trait of female EFL learners as listeners. The study is based on qualitative research design. Five students, who were studying as freshman students at English Language Teaching Department of a public university in Turkey, are the participants of the study. All participants have been selected among freshman students of the department. Data which was collected with semi-structured interviews was transcribed verbatim by the researcher himself and then it was analysed with content analysis method. According to results of the study, extraversion is found to be a significant personality trait of female EFL learners as listeners. Besides, six sub-dimensions of extraversion were identified under two main categories. The study is expected to contribute the literature in terms of a detailed investigation of extraversion for female EFL learners as listeners.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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