Educational Research

Educational Research (ISSN:2141-5161) Vol. 2(8), pp. 1391-1401  August 2011         
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A model on students' learning motive and satisfaction in the automobile practicum curriculum

1Chung-Shan Sun, 2Wen-Chin Chen*, 3Tzu-Jung Hseih, 4Shin-Ying Wu

Department of Industrial Technology Education, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan

*Corresponding author email: wcc3759@yahoo.com.tw 

Received 30 June, 2011; Accepted 03 August, 2011

Abstract

The purpose of this research was to examine the model between learning motive and learning satisfaction of the automobile practicum curriculum in the vocational high school. Moreover this research was to investigate the influence of learning motive and learning satisfaction from the practice score. In order to get the information above, a questionnaire was adopted. It was based on 28 vocational high schools and 1600 students as total are the samples for the questionnaire. The returned questionnaires were 1500 copies and the returned rate was 90%. There were 1400 valid questionnaires and the returned rate was 85%.AMOS and SPSS were adopted to analyze this data. They were included confirmatory factor analysis and one way ANOVA. According to the report, findings showed that there was significant coefficient between learning motive and learning satisfaction from the automobile practicum curriculum. There was significant difference between the practice score and learning motive. There was significant difference between the practice score and learning satisfaction. Finally, based on the above results, this research made suggestions to educational administration, schools and teachers for further research.

 

Keywords: Practicum curriculum, Learning motive, learning satisfaction.

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