The Impact of Supportive Learning Environment on Student Learning Motivation of Senior High School Students

Analyn R. Regidor *

Department of Education, Schools Division of Davao del Norte, Philippines.

Armida T. Vesmanos

Department of Education, Schools Division of Davao del Norte, Philippines.

Prima O. Deguito

Department of Education, Schools Division of Davao del Norte, Philippines.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Aims: To investigates the relationship between a supportive learning environment and the learning motivation of senior high school students at Tubod National High School in Davao Del Norte, Philippines.

Study Design: The study employed a quantitative, predictive correlational design, the research explores how variations in the learning environment contribute to shifts in student motivation levels.

Place and Duration of the Study: Tubod National High School in Davao Del Norte, Philippines, between September up to December 2023.

Methodology: The study involved senior high school students from grades eleven to twelve. Using Slovin’s formula, the researchers selected 199 among the 378 senior high school students who rated the two adopted questionnaires. Participants were selected through stratified random sampling to ensure representation across both levels. Employing statistical treatments such as mean, standard deviation, and the Pearson Correlation Coefficient, the research analyzes the nuanced interplay between the supportive learning environment and student learning motivation. Utilizing carefully selected tools, namely the Students' Motivation Toward Science Learning (SMTSL) and Supportive Learning Environment for Expertise Development (SLEED-Q) questionnaires.

Results: Findings revealed a high level of supportive learning environments and student learning motivation. In terms of significant relationship, supportive learning environment and student learning motivation of senior high school students were found to have a moderately positive correlation.

Conclusion: The study examined the impact of a supportive learning environment on senior high school students' learning motivation. The findings revealed that the supportive learning environment had a high overall mean score of 4.08 (SD = 0.56), indicating that senior high school students believe their classroom provides a very supportive learning environment. Meanwhile, student learning motivation also scored high with a mean of 4.04 (SD = 0.52), suggesting that students are generally motivated to learn. Moreover, the statistical analysis showed a p-value of 0.002 and a Pearson r value of 0.526, indicating a statistically significant and moderately positive correlation between a supportive learning environment and student learning motivation. Therefore, to promote high levels of student motivation, the study emphasizes the significance of providing a supportive learning environment in the classroom.

Keywords: Supportive, learning environment, student learning motivation, senior high school


How to Cite

Regidor, Analyn R., Armida T. Vesmanos, and Prima O. Deguito. 2024. “The Impact of Supportive Learning Environment on Student Learning Motivation of Senior High School Students”. Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies 50 (7):558-71. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajess/2024/v50i71487.

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