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Constructing a Model Regarding Impacting Factors of the Academic Performance for Children from Transnational Marriage Families in Taiwan

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DOI: 10.22606/jaer.2020.51001

Author(s)
Feng-Chiao Chung, Kuo-Chang Wang
Affiliation(s)
Graduate Institute of Technological and Vocational Education, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology
Department of Health Promotion and Health Education, National Taiwan Normal University
Abstract
This study was a longitudinal follow-up study of children's development of transnational
marriage families in Pingtung area of southern Taiwan. The survey population was 61% of the 115 of
Taiwan surveyed in 2011 – a total of 70 students attended. Students completed demographic
information and Learning Motivation scale, the mentor (teacher) filled out "The Learning Behavior
Checklist for Students of Secondary School" to assess the characteristics of students' learning behavior.
After the SEM statistical analysis, the findings showed that: 1. Family environment (.33) more than
personal intelligence (.23) could cause children’s learn motivation of transnational marriage families. 2.
Family environment (-.26) was better than learning motivation (-.25) to reduce the learning behavior
problems of children from transnational marriage families. 3. Learning behavior problems (-.82) were
better than personal intelligence (.13) to affect children’s learning performance of transnational
marriage families. 4. The fewer problems of learning behavior (-.64), children of the transnational
marriage families had the better performance for their school achievement.

Keywords
Learning behavior, academic achievement, learning motivation
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