Sira Somnam


The purposes of this research were: 1) to develop an activity management model of supplementary textbook design to enhance Thai language skills using experientialparticipatory learning, spatial identity, and the quest model; 2) to study the effectiveness of said model. The research target group consisted of 49 elementary school students and 9 teachers from ethnic schools in Chiang Mai province, and 25 students from The Chiang Mai University. The research Instruments were 1) the Activity Management Model, 2) activity plans, 3) a participatory learning observation form, 4) a supplementary textbook quality evaluation form, 5) a Thai reading and writing skills test, and 5) satisfactionquestionnaires. The data was analyzed by using mean (M), standard deviation (SD), and dependent t-test. The findings of this study are as follows: 1. The Activity Management Model consists of five components: 1) principle, 2) objective, 3) learning activity (consisting of 5 steps, which are (i) experience & spatial identity, (ii) Quest model, (iii) language & reflection, (iv) conceptual summary, and (v) creation), and 4) evaluation of the model 2. The findings regarding the model are as follows: 2.1 The research target group cooperatedin activities well, resulting in one form of supplementary textbook; 2.2 The supplementary textbook was effective 79.81/80.10; 2.3 The average post-test scores for the Thai reading and writing skills test was significantly higher than that of the pre-test scores, with p


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