Macro and Micro Context Factors in English Language Learning in Modular Distance Learning

Keywords: modular distance learning, factors in learning, English language learning, factor analysis

Abstract

English proficiency has been a complex skill to develop in a face-to-face setting, especially in the remote learning modality. This descriptive-correlational study aims to determine the various macro and micro context factors in English language learning of secondary students (n=189) under modular distance learning. Factor analysis is utilized in extracting the following factor loadings for macro-context: a) lack of assistance from more knowledgeable others, b) unconducive-to-learning environment, c) cultural influence, d) poor feedback mechanism, e) insufficient resources, and f) low quality of the self-learning kit. Micro-context factors constitute the following: a) lack of exposure and practice, b) lack of perceived competence, c) lack of motivation and d) lack of interest. Students employed self-regulated strategies and managed to overcome these challenges through a) commitment to practice the skill, b) self-evaluation strategies, and c) social strategies. Students’ context should be considered in the teaching and learning process.

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Published
2021-11-27
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SespeneM. N., OyangorenH., NarnolaR. M., & PicardalM. (2021). Macro and Micro Context Factors in English Language Learning in Modular Distance Learning. Recoletos Multidisciplinary Research Journal, 9(2). https://doi.org/10.32871/rmrj2109.02.02
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