Self Evaluation of the Students of English Linguistics on Academic Study Skills


ERGÜR D. , SARAÇBAŞI T.

EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, cilt.34, sa.151, ss.17-29, 2009 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 34 Konu: 151
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Dergi Adı: EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.17-29

Özet

The purpose of this study is to determine the opinions of the students of English Linguistics Department of Hacettepe University on "Academic Study Skills" during the academic year of 2006-2007. In this research, "Test of lesson studying and evaluating learning activities" which was composed of 11 subsections and developed by Yildirim, Doganay and Turkoglu (2000) was, applied to 189 students from various classes. The reliability coefficient was found to exceed 0.95 as per Cronbach Alpha method for all the propositions in the test. Chi-square and variance analysis were used to analyze the data. As a whole, the students evaluated themselves insufficient particularly in time management, class participation, effective reading, using libraray, managing learning, health and nutrition, listening and writing skills. The findings indicated that 73.55 % of the students participated in this research preferred to have an "Academic Study Skills" course in their curriculum. Analysis also revealed that no significant difference was observed among the students as far as their age, gender, class and school graduated were concerned.