The perceived effects of language barrier to academic performance of foreign students in De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute
Date of Completion
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
language barrier, academic performance, foreign students
The study utilized the descriptive quantitative design. There were 27 respondents were chosen through purposive and snowball sampling. A self-made questionnaire composed of statements that represent situations related to academic performance and language barrier was prepared to determine difficulty in classroom and clinical settings. The statistical treatments used were frequency distribution, mean and standard deviation. The following conclusions were noted: 1) Majority of the respondents were 20 year old, female, came from America and had stayed in the Philippines for more than 5 1/2 years; 2) The respondents perceived that language barrier has an effect to their academic performance both in the classroom and in the clinical settings to a low extent; 3) There were no significant differences in the perceived effects of language barrier to the academic performance of foreign students at De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute when grouped according to sex, age, country of origin and length of stay in the Philippines.
Julieta M. Damian
Dela Cruz, C. J., Gamilo, A., & Zapata, S. B. (2019). The perceived effects of language barrier to academic performance of foreign students in De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute. [Bachelor's thesis, De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute]. GreenPrints. https://greenprints.dlshsi.edu.ph/bsn/15/