Attitudes of high school students toward the Albanian Language and Literature course

Authors

  • Fatmir Mehmeti +38344209943
  • Gjylë Totaj
  • Albulena Alidema

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47750/pegegog.12.03.10

Keywords:

Albanian Language and literature, Students, Attitude, Kosovo

Abstract

The study aimed to examine the attitudes of high school students in Prizren, Kosovo toward the Albanian Language and Literature course. The participants of the study included volunteer students who were attending the public schools in Prizren, Kosovo during the 2020-2021 academic year. A total number of 615 students were included in the study. Descriptive analysis was first performed to determine the attitudes of the students toward the Albanian Language and Literature course. The Independent Samples t-test and One-Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) were employed to examine the differences between the students by gender and class, respectively since the scores were normally distributed and variances were homogeneous. The Pearson Moment Correlation analysis was used to determine the relationship between the grade in the Albanian Language and Literature course and attitude scores.

The results revealed the students had a low level of attitude toward the course. Neither the positive attitudes nor the negative attitudes of the students toward the course were high. The students didn’t have a positive view of their native language, but they also did not have negative regard. The female students had greater positive attitudes toward the course than the male students while the male students had greater negative attitudes than the female students. The mean value of the positive attitudes of the 11th graders was lower than that of both the 10th and 12th graders.

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2022-07-01

How to Cite

Mehmeti, F., Totaj, G. ., & Alidema, A. (2022). Attitudes of high school students toward the Albanian Language and Literature course. Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 12(3), 89–96. https://doi.org/10.47750/pegegog.12.03.10