EFL Students’ Perceptions of Factors Affecting Learner Autonomy in English Language Learning

International Journal of Science and Management Studies (IJSMS)
© 2024 by IJSMS Journal
Volume-7 Issue-4
Year of Publication : 2024
Authors : Nguyen Thi Diem Trinh
DOI: 10.51386/25815946/ijsms-v7i4p107
MLA Style: Nguyen Thi Diem Trinh "EFL Students’ Perceptions of Factors Affecting Learner Autonomy in English Language Learning" International Journal of Science and Management Studies (IJSMS) V7.I4 (2024):58-64.

APA Style: Nguyen Thi Diem Trinh, EFL Students’ Perceptions of Factors Affecting Learner Autonomy in English Language Learning, International Journal of Science and Management Studies (IJSMS), v7(i4), 58-64.
The concept of learner autonomy has attracted much attention and is proven to be an important contributor to the success of English language learning. To examine EFL students’ perceptions of factors affecting their autonomous learning, this study used the quantitative research method. The data were collected through a 48-item questionnaire. Two hundred third- and fourth-year EFL students at a private university in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam were invited to participate in this study. The results showed that learner autonomy was influenced by three main factors, including psychological aspects, cognitive ability, and metacognitive ability, at a high level.
Keywords: Learner autonomy, English language learning, factors, EFL students.
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