The purpose of this project is to do the three-year-term longitudinal study about the science and mathematics learning growth for the fourth-grade students whose elementary schools will be located at the Wen-San District, Taipei City, Taiwan, in 2010 academic year. The longitudinal-study data bank will be constructed with included the following variables, such as: gender, self-concept, learning motivation, learning aptitude, learning strategy, science and mathematics achievement which belonged to the personal variables, family structure, family language usage, family socio-economic status which belonged to the family variables, and school curriculum, teaching, environment which belonged to the school variables. Due to the data collection about the new immigrant groups are hard to do, the project will also include the local students＇ same data collection in order to decrease the self-defensiveness and increase the cooperation of the new immigrant groups. Besides, under the consideration about various possible limits, the project focus the data collection only for the fourth-grade students whose elementary schools will be located at the Wen-San District, Taipei City, Taiwan, in 2010 academic year. The project will continue for three academic years with five waves of data collection. Finally, after finish of the data collection, the project will couple with the Project Two to code the whole collected-data with the same framework in order to complete the Integrated Research Project. Meanwhile, the project will also analyze the collected-data to find out something. And the suggestions and conclusions about these findings will also be proposed and complete the project.
隨著外籍配偶的增加，新移民子女在國民小學佔據不小比例，這是不可小覷的教育議題，因為新移民子女的特殊家庭背景結構以及語言發展，可能深深影響其自我信念、學習興趣以及科學、數學等成就。故，本研究第一年將依據文獻參考與欲分析之研究方向編擬問卷，以國小四年級學生為樣本，持續追蹤至六年級畢業為止。截至5月底尚未完全回收，待回收後，將可進一步分析問卷信效度與初步統計結果。未來研究將以第一年研究成果為基礎，進行縱貫性追蹤，希冀在未來能夠順利提出完整報告與建議。 New immigrant children whose mothers come from abroad are rising and they are the large proportion of primary school students in Taiwan. This is an important and novel issue of study, because their family structure and language development might affect their academic achievement, learning belief and learning interests’ et al. According to literature review and study purpose, our methods are to developed questionnaire which would send to fourth-grade samples at first year in the study. By the end of May, the questionnaires hadn’t completed yet. When data collected completely, the data will be used to analyze the reliability, validity and statistical results et al. Future study will follow the results of first year and continue the procedures for three years. Look forward to giving complete conclusions and suggestions in the future.