The The Effects of Utilizing Multimedia Program to Develop English Learning Achievement in the Present Simple Tense and the Past Simple Tense of Prathom Suksa 6 Students at Ban Sriboonrueng School

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Anek Suping
Chalermchai Chaichompoo


The objectives of this study were to investigate the effects of the multimedia program on the use of the Present Simple tense and the Past Simple tense based on the 75/75 standard criteria, to compare the students’ learning achievements after the implementation of the multimedia program, and to explore the students’ satisfaction towards the use of the multimedia program. The participants were 27 Prathom Suksa 6 students at Ban Sriboonrueng School selected by adopting the purposive sampling method. The lessons were designed for the students by incorporating the multimedia program which was based on the Adobe Captivate 2019. The instruments comprised the multimedia program, the pretest and posttest, the questionnaire, six lesson plans, and the semi-structured interview. The pretest was administered before the experiment. After the experiment, the posttest was administered to examine their English learning achievement. Then, all students were asked to complete the questionnaire and five students were randomly selected for the interview to explore their satisfaction. The data were statistically analyzed for mean, percentage, and standard deviation. The findings revealed that the efficiency of the multimedia program (E1/E2) was at 75.06/80.55, which was higher than the standard criteria of 75/75. Furthermore, the students’ English learning achievement was improved significantly as there was a significant difference in the mean scores before and after the implementation at the 0.01 level. The satisfaction of the students about learning through the multimedia were at the highest level with the mean scores of 4.54.


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