The Effect of the Mentoring Service on the Resource Management Strategies of the Students Attending Yıldız Technical University School Of Foreign Languages

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Year-Number: 2011-Volume 3, Issue 3

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The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of mentoring service on the resource management strategies of the students. The research group consisted of 42 students, attending Yıldız Technical University School of Foreign Languages, on whom pre-test post-test control group experimental design was used. The experimental group was provided with the mentoring service in addition to the foreign language instruction while the control group was not. Data collection tool, “Resource Management Strategies” dimension of the “Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSQL)”, was applied to both groups before and after the experiment, and the results were analyzed via the analysis of covariance. Findings of the study indicated that the mentoring service had a significant effect on resource management strategies of the students.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of mentoring service on the resource management strategies of the students. The research group consisted of 42 students, attending Yıldız Technical University School of Foreign Languages, on whom pre-test post-test control group experimental design was used. The experimental group was provided with the mentoring service in addition to the foreign language instruction while the control group was not. Data collection tool, “Resource Management Strategies” dimension of the “Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSQL)”, was applied to both groups before and after the experiment, and the results were analyzed via the analysis of covariance. Findings of the study indicated that the mentoring service had a significant effect on resource management strategies of the students.

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