The study aims at identifying the level of using mind maps, and the level of the internal and external motivation among high school students and revealing whether there are any differences in the level of using mind maps according to the variables of gender, academic branch or the interaction between them. It also aims at revealing the prediction ability of mind maps with internal and external motivation. The sample of the study consisted of (308) male and female students from the twelfth grade in Jordan. To achieve the objectives of the study, the mind maps scale prepared by (Amin & Hina, 2018), and the internal and external motivation scale prepared by (Lepper et al., 2005) were used. The results of the study show that the level of using mind maps and internal motivation was high, but the level of external motivation was low. Moreover, there were statistically significant differences in the level of using total mind maps according to the variable of gender in favor of females, and according to the variable of academic branch in favor of the scientific branch, and according to the interaction between gender and academic branch, in favor of males in scientific branch. The results also showed that the mind maps explained (51%) of the internal motivation and (71%) of the external motivation.
Al-Adamat, Omar Atallah and Muqabalah, Nasr Yousuf
"The level of using mind maps and its relationship to internal and external motivation among a sample of secondary school students in the Mafraq District,"
Al-Balqa Journal for Research and Studies البلقاء للبحوث والدراسات: Vol. 24:
1, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/albalqa/vol24/iss1/5