A USE OF COOPERATIVE LANGUAGE LEARNING TO ENHANCE ENGLISH READING ABILITY AND EMOTIONAL QUOTIENT AMONG GRADE 8 STUDENTS การใช้การเรียนภาษาแบบร่วมมือเพื่อเพิ่มพูนความสามารถในการอ่านภาษาอังกฤษและความฉลาดทางอารมณ์ ของนักเรียนระดับชั้นมัธยมศึกษาปีที่ 2

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Sawika Suanyot
Nitida Adipattaranan


The purposes of this research were 1) to compare students’ English reading ability before and after learning through cooperative language learning, and 2) to compare students’ emotional quotients before and after learning through cooperative language learning. The target group was 15 Matthayom Suksa 2 students studying English (E22102) at Wat Huay Kaew School, Mae On District, Chiang Mai. The experimental instruments were 7 lesson plans using cooperative language learning. Each lesson plan contained 3 periods and each period lasted 60 minutes. The data collection instruments were the English reading ability test and emotional quotient test. The research procedures comprised of testing students’ English reading ability and the emotional quotients before and after through these 7 lesson plans. The data were analyzed for mean, standard deviation and percentage. The findings were as follows:
1. The students’ English reading ability was higher after learning through cooperative language learning.
2. The students’ emotional quotients were higher after learning through cooperative language learning.


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Suanyot, S., & Adipattaranan, N. . (2020). A USE OF COOPERATIVE LANGUAGE LEARNING TO ENHANCE ENGLISH READING ABILITY AND EMOTIONAL QUOTIENT AMONG GRADE 8 STUDENTS: การใช้การเรียนภาษาแบบร่วมมือเพื่อเพิ่มพูนความสามารถในการอ่านภาษาอังกฤษและความฉลาดทางอารมณ์ ของนักเรียนระดับชั้นมัธยมศึกษาปีที่ 2. JOURNAL OF EDUCATION NARESUAN UNIVERSITY, 22(4), 280–293. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/edujournal_nu/article/view/104647
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