Teaching English Grammar Using Constructivism Theory for First Year Students, Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Technology, Silpakorn University

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Praemai Kumduang
Patteera Thienpermpool

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The purposes of this research were 1) to compare first year students’ grammar learning achievement before and after teaching grammar using constructivism theory 2) to explore the students’ opinions toward teaching grammar using constructivism theory. The sample group was 32 persons of first year students in faculty of Engineering and Industrial Technology, using the cluster random sampling. The instruments consisted of 1) lesson plans; 2) a grammar achievement test and 3) a 5 rating scales questionnaire on opinions toward teaching grammar using constructivism theory. Statistics for data analysis were mean, standard deviation and t-test. The results of the study were as follows: 1) the students’ grammar learning achievement after teaching using constructivism theory was higher than before students’ studying at the 0.05 level 2) the students’ opinions toward teaching English grammar using constructivism theory were at the highest level.

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