The relationship between the English language teachers' Multiple Intelligences (MI) knowledge level and profile, and their teaching strategies in English as second language classrooms

Nancy Liging, (2006) The relationship between the English language teachers' Multiple Intelligences (MI) knowledge level and profile, and their teaching strategies in English as second language classrooms. Masters thesis, University Malaysia Sabah.

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The purpose of this research is to identify the level of Multiple Intelligences Knowledge among the English language teachers in the secondary schools of Keningau Division in the interior area of Sabah namely namely Tambunan, Keningau and Tenom. 91 respondents who are the English language teachers from 12 selected schools in the three districts participated in this study. The data collection was done by using a set of questionnaire which was modified and adapted from McGrath (Multiple Intelligences Checklist for Adults) used earlier by Curriculum Development Centre, Malaysia Ministry of Education in identifying the MI profiles of teachers in Malaysia. The modification and adaptation of this research instrument was done in order to meet the objectives and the situation of this research. This questionnaire comprises four parts. Part A is on the demographics characteristics of the English language teachers, part B is on their MI knowledge, Part C is MI profile and Part D is on teaching strategies. The method of descriptive and Pearson Correlation (r) were used to meet the objectives and to answer the research questions. The correlation significant was fixed at p>0.01 and p>0.05. The finding of this research indicated that there is no significant correlation between the English language teachers' MI knowledge and their teaching strategies (0.057) but there is a significant relationship between the English language teachers MI profile and their teaching strategies (0.583).

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Multiple Intelligences, English language teachers, secondary schools, teaching strategies
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions:SCHOOL > School of Education and Social Development
ID Code:9091
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:23 May 2014 11:06
Last Modified:23 May 2014 11:06

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