Techniques and approaches for improving motivation and participation of teenage students (ages 13 – 17) in CENIUES and Centro Escolar República de Honduras in EFL basic level classes using musical instruments, semesters I and II-2018

Cruz Martínez, Luis Gerardo and Ferrer Henríquez, Mario Francisco (2020) Techniques and approaches for improving motivation and participation of teenage students (ages 13 – 17) in CENIUES and Centro Escolar República de Honduras in EFL basic level classes using musical instruments, semesters I and II-2018. Bachelor thesis, Universidad de El Salvador.

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Abstract

The following investigation is directed to describe the effects students are able to show while they are exposed to different techniques, when recorded music and/or live instruments are played during a class. As a result of only some parts of the environment were managed in order to trigger different effects, the investigation was considereda quasi-experimental study. It was expected a change in participation and motivation of the teen students while they learneda second language. This investigation takes into accountthe positive effects of music, as in the “Suzuki Method”,that helped many generations in Japan after World War II, theory explained during the life of Mr. Shinichi Suzuki, due to this theory,the general objective of this study is to analyze several teaching techniques with the use of musical instruments in order to explore which better enhances the students’ motivation and participation.Positive changes were possible when using live musical instruments, a different and positive behavior was also feasible when merely using recorded music, certainly music helped to have better classes as a tool,according to the observed and to the data results, it is the teacher who propitiates a better environment in the classroom, being music an outstanding help, whether it was played with live instruments or recorded music.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Teens ; Motivation ; Music ; Abraham Maslow ; Violin ; Suzuki
Subjects: 400 Lenguas > 420 Inglés e inglés antiguo
Divisions: Facultad de Ciencias y Humanidades > Licenciatura en Idioma Inglés Opción Enseñanza
Depositing User: Eduardo David Martínez González
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2021 22:38
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2021 22:51
URI: http://ri.ues.edu.sv/id/eprint/21734

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