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ERIC Number: EJ1201329
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Jan
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1694-609X
Examination of the Reading Self-Efficacy of Learners of Turkish as a Foreign Language Regarding Some Variables
Morali, Gürkan
International Journal of Instruction, v12 n1 p1445-1458 Jan 2019
The aim of this research is to examine of Turkish foreign language learners' reading self-efficacy in terms of gender, educational level, Turkish language achievement level, and the number of Turkish books read. The study has the descriptive characteristic. It is designed according to the cross-sectional survey research. The participants of the research are composed of 273 international students. The data were obtained by the personal information form developed by the researcher and "Reading Skill Self-Efficacy Scale for Students Learning Turkish as a Foreign Language" developed by Kan & Güngör (2015). Independent sample t-test, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA), Kruskal-Wallis-H, Mann-Whitney-U and Scheffe tests were applied to analyze the data. As a result of the study, it was found out that there were significant differences in Turkish foreign language learners' reading self-efficacy in terms of educational level, Turkish language level, and the number of Turkish books read. But there was no significant difference in Turkish foreign language learners' reading self-efficacy in terms of gender.
International Journal of Instruction. Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Education, Eskisehir, 26480, Turkey. e-mail: iji@ogu.edu.tr; Web site: http://www.e-iji.net
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey