Effects of Using Story Bird to Enhance Creative English Writing Ability of Mathayomsuksa III Students
This research aimed to study the students’ creative English writing ability by using Storybird and to study their
motivation towards creative English writing. This study was conducted with 25 Mathayomsuksa III students of Pakphanang
School, Nakhon Si Thammarat for 18 hours in the first semester of the 2016 academic year. The research tools were lesson
plans, Storybird, a paper-based creative English writing pre-test and post-test and a questionnaire on students’ motivation.
The scoring traits of creative English writing, Character, Setting, Organization, Creativity, Grammar and Language Usage,
were analyzed by using rubric score. The statistics applied in the study were mean, standard deviation, percentage and t-test
for dependent. The research results indicated that creative English writing ability after using Storybird was significantly
higher than before at a .05 level. Moreover, the students’ motivation towards creative English writing after using Storybird
was at a high level.
Keywords— Storybird, creative English writing Ability, motivation.