عنوان المقالة [English]
This study aimed at investigating the relationship between motivation to learn and the Arabic writing and self-assessment skills of Arabic language teachers in western cities of Golestan Province. Considering the goal, the study was an applied one, and with respect to its nature and method, it was descriptive and correlational. The research population consisted of all Arabic language teachers of western cities of Golestan Province (N= 75). Through simple random sampling and using the Cochran formula, 63 teachers were selected. Questionnaires used in the study included: learning motivation questionnaire (Gardner, 1985), the spelling skills questionnaire (developed by the researcher) and self-assessment questionnaire ( developed by the researcher). Cronbach's alpha coefficients calculated for these questionnaires were 0/93, 0/95 and 0/71, respectively. Pearson correlation coefficient (r) and regression coefficients (R2 and β) (as parametric tests) were used according to the normal distribution of variables to assess the correlation between variables. The results showed a statistically significant relationship between motivation to learn the Arabic language and self-assessment of teachers, between motivation to learn Arabic and Arabic writing skills and between teachers' self-assessment and their Arabic writing skills.
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