|Title||Effect of Using Video Materials in the Teaching of Listening Skills for University Students|
|Journal||International Journal of Linguistics|
|Volume & Page||Vol.6 No.4 Page 200-212 2014|
|Date||22 May 2016|
|Purpose the research||The purposes of the study are:
To develop listening skills of university students studying English with the use of video materials.
To evaluate students’ attitudes towards the use of video materials in teaching listening skills.
|Subject the research||The subject of this study is 41 first-year English major students in the second semester of the academic year 2012 at Thaksin University, Thailand. They were selected by random sampling.|
|Data assessment||· Pretest-posttest
|Methodology||Experimental Group (One Group)|
|Procedures||The procedures of the study were :
The learning procedures and learning objectives were described to the students step-by-step.
The students took the pre-test.
The students learned with the video, covering 20 periods over 7 weeks.
The group was assigned to do the post- test.
The scores on the pre-test and post-test were statistically analyzed, compared, and interpreted using mean and t-test for dependent samples.
The students in the experimental group were assigned to respond to a questionnaire regarding their attitude towards the use of videos in teaching listening skills.
The results from the questionnaire were used to calculate the mean score of a particular comment and overall comments in order to gauge the students’ opinions.
|Result||The result of this study were :
According to the result of the t-test which was -20.248, it can be concluded that the learning achievement of students’ post-test is higher than the pre-test at a significance level of 0.05. The students’ English listening comprehension ability increased significantly after learning with the videos.
Students had positive attitudes towards using the videos in teaching listening skills.
|The Strength of the research||· There are many references in this study
· The writer included good explanation in introduction
|The Weakness of the research||In methodology, the writer only has one group. It should be compared in two groups. One of control group, and the other of experimental group.|