Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Science and Social Research (ICSSR 2013)

Empirical Research on the Influential Factors of Students' Preference on College Elective English Courses Based on the Principal Component Analysis

Authors
Quan He, Tian Wu, Pi’an Yin
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Quan He
Available Online July 2013.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icssr-13.2013.190How to use a DOI?
Keywords
college English; elective course; student preference; principal component; analysis; diversification
Abstract
With the increasing diversity of university courses and the improvement and promotion of freedom elective system, college English courses are also gradually incorporated into the range of elective courses. And it is found that students have obvious preferences in the choice of those courses; these preference are particularly evident in college English Elective courses. This paper firstly analyzes the current situation of college English elective courses, using the principal component analysis method carries out research on a variety of influencing factors of university English elective student preference, on this basis, to further empirical research on their preferences impact factors, eventually it can be found that the preference influence factors of students play a role in promoting for the diversification adjustment of college English elective courses.
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Proceedings
2nd International Conference on Science and Social Research (ICSSR 2013)
Part of series
Advances in Intelligent Systems Research
Publication Date
July 2013
ISBN
978-90-78677-75-8
ISSN
1951-6851
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icssr-13.2013.190How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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