A Model of Cross - Cultural Educational Management of Bachelor’s Degree in Thai as a Foreign Language of Thai Universities and Republic of Korea Universities

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บุญรอด โชติวชิรา Boonrawd Chotivachira
อรุณี หงษ์ศิริวัฒน์ Arunee Hongsiriwat
ปทีป เมธาคุณวุฒิ

Abstract

This research had four objectives: 1) to study the present-day situation of cross-cultural instructional management of the curriculum and instructional management of Thai as a foreign language at the undergraduate level at universities in Thailand and the Republic of Korea, 2) to analyze factors which impact the effectiveness of instructional management of Thai as a foreign language at the undergraduate level at universities in Thailand and the Republic of Korea, 3) to propose the model of cross-cultural curriculum and instructional management of Thai as a foreign language at the undergraduate level at universities in Thailand and the Republic of Korea, and 4) to provide guidelines for managing cross-cultural education of the curriculum and instructional management of Thai as a foreign language at the undergraduate level at universities. The samples were 6 universities in Thailand which were 35 Thai language teachers teaching Thai to undergraduates, 14 Thai teachers and South Korean teachers teaching Thai at 2 universities in Korea, 80 South Korean students at 2 universities in Korea, and 30 South Korean exchange students in Thailand. The research instruments were the questionnaire and the interview. The data were analyzed by using frequency, percentage, mean and standard deviation. The results were summarized as follows;


  1. An analysis of the present situation of cross-cultural instructional management of the curriculum and instructional management of Thai as a foreign language at the undergraduate level showed that 1) concerning the notion of teaching Thai as a foreign language at the undergraduate level, South Korean teachers and students from universities in Thailand and Korea strongly agreed with it, whereas teachers from universities in Korea moderately agreed, 2) As for cross-cultural instructional management of teaching Thai as a foreign language to undergraduates, South Korean teachers and students strongly agreed with it, 3) Relating to cross-cultural instructional management of teaching Thai as a foreign language to South Korean undergraduates, South Korean teachers and students also strongly agreed with it.

  2. An analysis of factors influencing the effectiveness of instructional management of teaching Thai as a foreign language to South Korean undergraduates indicated that 1) regarding context or external environment, South Korean teachers and students strongly agreed with its influence, and teachers from universities in Thailand completely agreed, 2) In terms of input, teachers strongly agreed with its effects, but South Korean students moderately agreed,       3) As far as the process is concerned, South Korean teachers and students strongly agreed with its impact, while South Korean teachers in Korea moderately agreed, and 4) regarding the product, South Korean teachers and students both strongly agreed with its influence.

  3. The proposed model of the cross-cultural of the curriculum and instructional management of Thai as a foreign language at the undergraduate level at universities in Thailand and the Republic of Korea was designed as the “Bibimbab Model” 

  4. Guidelines for cross-cultural instructional management of teaching the Thai language at the undergraduate level at universities in Thailand and other countries.

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Boonrawd Chotivachira บ. โ., Arunee Hongsiriwat อ. ห., & เมธาคุณวุฒิ ป. (2018). A Model of Cross - Cultural Educational Management of Bachelor’s Degree in Thai as a Foreign Language of Thai Universities and Republic of Korea Universities. Dusit Thani College Journal, 12(1), 217–232. Retrieved from https://so01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/journaldtc/article/view/118121
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