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Research Paper | Arts and Humanities | Ethiopia | Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018
High School Students Perception of Movie for Educational Purposes: The Case of Dire Dawa Administration and Ethiopian Somali Region
Eyob Nega | Dawit Demile
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to check on high school students perception of movie that whether they had positive or negative feelings, or had experiences of using for educational, or information sources. The researchers conducted on Dire Dawa Administration and Ethiopian Somali regions students, Ethiopia. The target population of the study was students temporarily came to Dire Dawa University for 2017/18 enrollment STEM program. It was a descriptive research and simple random sampling was used to draw the participants of the study. Seventy samples were selected from the general population (N=70). Questionnaire was used to collect the data. To analyze the data and make descriptions, simple percentage method was used. It was found that more than half (55) of the respondents were found to be (28.5 %) regular and (50 %) occasional watchers. The participants perception towards movies was found to be (35.7 % %) positive, ( 22.8 % %) negative and 41.42 %) had neither positive nor negative feelings towards movie. Their causal attribution of movies for education was found to be (21.42 %) which was low, for general information source (42.85 %), and as a source of enjoyment (35.7 %).
Keywords: Movie, perceptions, STEM Program
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018,
Pages: 856 - 859