L2 reading motivation among students of UiTM Jengka / Rosita Aminullah and Caroline Joseph

Aminullah, Rosita and Joseph, Caroline (2012) L2 reading motivation among students of UiTM Jengka / Rosita Aminullah and Caroline Joseph. In: Prosiding KONAKA 2012, 5 - 6 November 2012, Gambang Resort, Kuantan, Pahang.

Abstract

This paper examines the affective factors that influence L2 reading motivation among UiTM Jengka students. A study was conducted using a set of questionnaires which had been developed by Nishino (2005) and adapted from Mari's (2002). The results of the study show that L2 reading motivation among UiTM Jengka students are influenced by a number of factors. It is not influenced by gender or socio-economic status but by their task specific self-concept which is positively related with expectancies for success, how they interpret past events, and how they perceive attitudes and expectations of others. The students are found to be motivated to read in English because they want to succeed in life.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Aminullah, Rosita
rosita@pahang.uitm.edu.my
Joseph, Caroline
caroline@pahang.uitm.edu.my
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > Motivation
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Institutions of higher education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Malaysia
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pahang > Jengka Campus
Event Title: Prosiding KONAKA 2012
Event Dates: 5 - 6 November 2012
Page Range: pp. 114-118
Keywords: L2 reading motivation, L1 reading motivation, Extensive reading, Reading motivation theories
Date: 2012
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/50070
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