Developing information search autonomy based on differentiated teaching of reading in undergraduates of Philology majors in German Language
Revista Tempos e Espaços em Educação
The purpose of the study is to identify how the differentiated teaching of reading used in teaching the German Language influences the development of information search autonomy in the tertiary students majoring in Philology. The study employed quasi-experimental research that used mixed-methods to collect qualitative and quantitative data. The study was of a one-group only type. German Language proficiency, reading skills, students' self-efficacy were the variables for the study. The study
... tudy. The study found that The differentiated teaching of reading used in teaching the German Language had positively influenced the development of information search autonomy in the tertiary students majoring in Philology which was measured at the pre-treatment and post-treatment stages through the variables such as German Language proficiency, reading skills, and students' self-efficacy. Due to the approach used in the study, the sampled students experienced a statistically significant change in all the variables. The German Language proficiency level increased by 18,1 grades, test grades in reading skills improved by 21.00 grades, and students' self-efficacy increased by 1.53 points. The values obtained through the calculation of correlations between the variables showed a statistically significant correlation between them. There was a positive relationship between GLPT and GLRST (r=.51,p> .05); between GLP and SSE (r=71,p< .01); and between GLRS and SSE (r=.53,p> .05).