Related Literature: Review Of Motivation

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CHAPTER TWO REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 2.1 Introduction MOTIVATION Motivation is a kind of stimulus which arouses and sustains an individual’s interest towards the direction of achieving a certain goal, including the change in attitude, interest and behaviour. It is usually in existence due to the arousal of human physiological or psychological need. ( Mok S.S. 2006) According to Woofolk (1990), motivation is an internal power which arouses, directs and control human interest and behaviour, cited from (Mok S. S. 2006). The characteristics for motivation are its existence is due to the human physiological or psychological needs, it is not inherited and does not exist naturally, it is an incentive to achieve a certain pre-determined goal…show more content…
Motivation Related with Interest According to Mok S.S. (2006) , Motivation is an internal process which stimulates a person’s behaviour. If the behaviour is caused by the motivation which concentrates on one aspect only under a certain situation, but produces satisfactory result, then this person will repeat the activity when a similar situation occurs. Motivation which centres around a certain aspect is similar to a person’s interest. In fact, interest can actually represent motivation. The only difference is that the direction of activity initiated by interest used as motivation is more concentrated, and the centre of object is much clearer. II. Motivation Related with Instinct and Inquiry Psychologists such as Bruner and other referred an individual’s inquisitive instinct to know as one’s own internal motivation. In education, this inquisitive instinct is a very important stimulator to acquire knowledge. According to research, children’s inquisitive instinct is inherited naturally. When children encounter something new, they will be naturally attracted with the urge to try to obtain more information. Thus, we can refer motivation based on inquisitive instinct is activated by stimuli from the…show more content…
The questionnaire was created based from the questionnaires given to the students to know the teacher’s perception towards the student’s motivation and attitude towards second language learning. 3.4 Data Collection This section will discuss on how the data will be analyzed. The data are collected through questionnaires. 3.4.1 Questionnaires The questionnaire given to the subjects was to determine and identify the subjects’ type of motivation and attitude towards second language learning. The data were collected and tabulated in a table form. This was done to see the overall subjects’ type of motivation and attitude in second language learning. The analysis was done in the frequency count and also in percentage form. 3.5 Summary In conclusion, this chapter discloses the research method used to overcome the research problem. With this research, it is hoped that the type of motivation of the students and how motivation impacts student in second language learning could be found out. The analysis on the findings which were obtained from questionnaires and interview done by the subjects to strengthened the research. The result of the findings was the main focus of the next chapter. SURVEY QUESTIONAIRE SHEET Subject

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