DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH FOR A COMMUNICATION SKILL ACTIVITY BASED ON THE CRITICAL THINKING APPROACH FOR 2ND YEAR ENGLISH MAJOR STUDENTS

Authors

  • Kittikorn Ruksapon

Keywords:

English for communication skill, creative thinking approach

Abstract

The purposes of this research were to: 1) develop an activity based on the
critical thinking approach for the 2nd year English major students studying in
Sakon Nakhon Rajabhat University, Sakon Nakhon, Thailand in order to achieve
the efficiency criteria of 75/75; and 2) compare the achievement scores of the
pre–communicative skill with the post–communicative skill after using the
developed activity. The sampling group consisted of 54 the 2nd year English major
students studying in Sakon Nakhon Rajabhat University, Sakon Nakhon, Thailand,
in the 1st Semester, academic year 2015, selected by purposive random sampling.
The research tools were the activity based on the critical thinking approach for
the 2nd year English major students, and the learning achievement test. The
research was a one–group pretest–posttest design. The data were analyzed by
mean, standard deviation, and t–test (Dependent Samples).
The results of this research were as follows:
1. The efficiency criteria of the activity based on the critical thinking
approach for the 2nd year English major students were 86.36/84.00 which were
higher than the set criteria of 75/75.
2. The posttest average score of English communication skill of the
students after learning and using the development activity was higher than the
pretest score at the .01 level of significance.

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Published

2019-09-02

How to Cite

Ruksapon, K. (2019). DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH FOR A COMMUNICATION SKILL ACTIVITY BASED ON THE CRITICAL THINKING APPROACH FOR 2ND YEAR ENGLISH MAJOR STUDENTS. Research and Development Journal Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, 9(1 SUP), 105. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/irdssru/article/view/213887