A Factor Analysis of Motivation-Behavior Affecting Factors Among Chinese College-English Learners


  •  Hongyi Zhao    
  •  Shaoyun Long    

Abstract

Based on multiple dimensions, with a contemporary college students’ self-built English learning questionnaire (r = 0.872) of 775 subjects from two universities, and with a stratified sampling (120) and optimal oblique rotation, this study found some main factors of college Non-English major students. Results show that factor composition as a whole has a unique representation law. This study provides targeted psychological guidance for students to enhance their confidence and to improve their ability of meta-monitoring. Meanwhile, it has certain enlightenment for current college-English grading, classification and stratified teaching reform and improvement of students’ interest in learning English.



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  • ISSN(Print): 1925-4768
  • ISSN(Online): 1925-4776
  • Started: 2011
  • Frequency: quarterly

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