Effect of the implementation of CLIL and KNOWMAD competences on students' motivation in higher education

Rocío Muñoz Benito, Maribel Rodríguez Zapatero, Leonor Pérez Naranjo, Cristina Morilla García

Abstract


The development of language skills in a second language as well as knowmad skills are key to the future employability of students. This research aims to analyze the impact of the introduction of a specific methodology involving the development of both types of skills on students’ motivation and satisfaction in order to foster the development of a bilingual itinerary. The methodology is based on Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and the sample involved 227 students of the Degrees in Tourism of the University of Córdoba (Spain). Through a model of structural equations, the data analysis revealed that the development of language skills in L2 and the development of knowmad skills had a significant direct effect on the students’ motivation towards learning a second language. The indirect effect of the development of these skills on the students’ satisfaction with the teaching experience was also significant.


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CLIL; knowmad; language skills; tourism; motivation; student´s satisfaction

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