The relationships between attitude, self-confidence, compensation strategies, teacher evaluation and class evaluation in Iranian university students

Author1

Ali Rahimi

Affiliation

Kashan University, Iran

Author2

Mohammad Taghi Farvardin

Affiliation

Kashan University, Iran

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to determine the relationships between attitudes towards language learning, self-confidence, compensation strategies, teacher evaluation and class evaluation of EFL students in Iran. The study also discusses the variables which affect attitude toward learning English and compensation strategies most. The instrument used in the study was the English version of the Attitude and Motivation Test Battery (Espinosa 2007) and the Strategy Inventory of Language Learning developed by Oxford (1990). Only compensation strategies were chosen for the study from SILL. The questionnaire consisting of 40 Likert items was administered on 50 EFL students in approximately 30 minutes. The results of the Likert scale items were coded into values from 1 to 5. Responses were analyzed by using inferential statistical techniques including Pearson r and Multiple Regression. Teacher evaluation and self-confidence were the best predictors of attitude toward learning English and compensation strategies respectively.

Keywords

attitude; self-confidence; compensation strategies; teacher evaluation; class evaluation

Publication Date

June 1, 2009

Issue

Volume 3, Issue 1

Citation information

Rahimi, Ali, and Mohammad Taghi Farvardin. 2009. “The relationships between attitude, self-confidence, compensation strategies, teacher evaluation and class evaluation in Iranian university students.” Language. Text. Society 3 (1): e67-e76. https://ltsj.online/2009-03-1-rahimi-farvardin. (Journal title at the time of publication: SamaraAltLinguo E-Journal.)

BibTeX

@Article{Rahimi2009,
author = {Rahimi, Ali and Farvardin, Mohammad Taghi},
title = {{The relationships between attitude, self-confidence, compensation strategies, teacher evaluation and class evaluation in Iranian university students}},
journal = {Language. Text. Society},
year = {2009},
volume = {3},
number = {1},
pages = {67–76},
url = {https://ltsj.online/2009-03-1-rahimi-farvardin/},
}

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