Examination of the Reading Self-Efficacy of Learners of Turkish as a Foreign Language Regarding Some Variables


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Moralı G.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INSTRUCTION, cilt.12, ss.1445-1458, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.29333/iji.2019.12192a
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INSTRUCTION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1445-1458

Özet

The aim of this research is to examine of Turkish foreign language learners' reading self-efficacy in terms of gender, educational level, Turkish language achievement level, and the number of Turkish books read. The study has the descriptive characteristic. It is designed according to the cross-sectional survey research. The participants of the research are composed of 273 international students. The data were obtained by the personal information form developed by the researcher and "Reading Skill Self-Efficacy Scale for Students Learning Turkish as a Foreign Language" developed by Kan & Giingor (2015). Independent sample t-test, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA), Kruskal-Wallis-H, Mann-Whitney-U and Scheffe tests were applied to analyze the data. As a result of the study, it was found out that there were significant differences in Turkish foreign language learners' reading self-efficacy in terms of educational level, Turkish language level, and the number of Turkish books read. But there was no significant difference in Turkish foreign language learners' reading self-efficacy in terms of gender.