Effects of FLEP on self-motivation and aspiration to learn among low-achieving students

An experimental study across gender

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Abstract

Research has shown that self-motivation and aspiration to learn affect academic performance. Hence, this study examines effects of the FLEP program on motivation and aspiration to learn among low-achievers. The study used an quasi experimental design with pre-post control group. Five hundred and ninety-six students participated in the study for three consecutive years. The students were given a module consisted of 120 fun learning enrichment activities in mathematics and science that promotes selfmotivation and aspiration to learn. Results show that prior to intervention, the students had low motivation and aspiration. After intervention, their motivation and aspiration to learn increased consecutively.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Pages122-129
Number of pages8
Volume7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventInternational Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010 - Bangi, Malaysia
Duration: 19 Oct 201020 Oct 2010

Other

OtherInternational Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010
CountryMalaysia
CityBangi
Period19/10/1020/10/10

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Motivation
Students
gender
student
Mathematics
mathematics
Research Design
Aspirations (Psychology)
Learning
science
Control Groups
learning
performance
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Keywords

  • Aspiration to learn
  • Classroom communication
  • Low-achievers
  • Self-confidence
  • Self-motivation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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Effects of FLEP on self-motivation and aspiration to learn among low-achieving students : An experimental study across gender. / Mohd. Ishak, Noriah; Md Yunus, Melor; Rahman, Saemah; Mahmud, Zuria.

Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 7 2010. p. 122-129.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mohd. Ishak, N, Md Yunus, M, Rahman, S & Mahmud, Z 2010, Effects of FLEP on self-motivation and aspiration to learn among low-achieving students: An experimental study across gender. in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. vol. 7, pp. 122-129, International Conference on Learner Diversity 2010, ICELD 2010, Bangi, Malaysia, 19/10/10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.10.018
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