The Effect of Emotion-Based Learning Motivation Enhancement Program on Learning Motivation and Social Support of College Students

정서기반 학습동기향상 프로그램이 전문대학생의 학습동기와 사회적 지지에 미치는 영향

  • Lee, Jin-Hyun (Student Counseling Center, Dong-eui University) ;
  • Song, Hyun-A (Department of Education, Pusan National University) ;
  • Kim, Soo-Hyun (Department of Early Childhood Education, Koje College)
  • 이진현 (동의대학교 학생상담센터) ;
  • 송현아 (부산대학교 교육학과) ;
  • 김수현 (거제대학교 유아교육과)
  • Received : 2016.12.27
  • Accepted : 2017.06.09
  • Published : 2017.06.30


This study investigates how the emotion-based learning motivation enhancement program influences learning motivation and social support of college students. The developed final program consists of Learning Motivation I, Learning Coaching, and Learning Motivation II, which has 12 sessions. In each session, every student was guided to have reflection time by writing self-evaluation and reflection paper. The participants were 38 students majoring in engineering at K-college located in G city who took one liberal arts subject based on psychology during the 1st semester in 2016 and who were divided into an experimental group (19 students) and a control group (19 students) by non-probability sampling method. In the experimental group, emotion-based learning motivation enhancement program was totally processed 12 times, one class in a week, by one main lecturer and one assistant lecturer. For data analysis, independent sample t-tests, paired samples t-tests, and review analysis were conducted. The study results are as follows. First, the experimental group participating in emotion-based learning motivation enhancement program had more significant differences in learning motivation, and both self-confidence and self-contentment among sub-components than the control group. Second, the experimental group had no significant differences in social support, compared with the control group. The impression writing analysis of the experimental group showed that this program affected learning motivation and social support. Lastly, the study discussions and implications are described.


College;College Students;Emotion-based learning Motivation Enhancement Program;Learning Motivation;Social Support


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