WB 025

A RESEARCH TO IDENTIFY WHICH TYPES OF MUSIC CAN
REDUCE STRESS AMONG 80 STUDENTS FROM MODULE II IN
S21 OF MALACCA MATRICULATION COLLEGE.

SUBMITTED TO:
MISS ONG GEK SIEW
ENGLISH UNIT
MALACCA MATRICULATION COLLEGE

PRERARED BY:
SITI AZURA BINTI ROSNI

(MS1311503761)

NUR AYUNI BINTI MOHD ROPI
NORSYAFIQAH BINTI MAT SAYUATI

(MS1311600394)
(MS1311600368)

AHMAD ZAIM BIN SAHLI MULYONO
(MS1311600024)
AHMAD ALIUDDIN BIN SHAHARIN
(MS1311501533)

PRACTICUM:
S21P1

CONTENT
CONTENT
PAGE
INTRODUCTION

OBJECTIVES

METHODOLOGY

LITERATURE REVIEW

DISCUSSIONS AND FINDINGS

CONCLUSION

REFLECTION

BIBLIOGRAFI

APPENDIX

music has been used for hundreds of years to treat illnesses and restore harmony between mind and body. In addition. they have found that listening to music can relieve depression and increase self-esteem ratings in elderly people. The soothing power of music is wellestablished. Secondly. . According to a scientific study to measure the potential benefits of music.INTRODUCTION According to Oxford student’s Dictionary for Second Edition stress is defined as worry and pressure that is caused by having too much to deal with while music is defined as arrangement of sounds and patterns to be song or played on instruments. As we know. We believe that music is effective way in reducing student’s stress and also relaxing our mind and body. so only we can decide what we like and what is suitable for each mood in reduce stress. Listening to music can have a tremendously relaxing effect on our minds and bodies and also give a beneficial effect on our physiological functions. musical preference varies widely between individuals. We choose music as our subject research because we believe that listening music is the simple and the best tool to reduce stress among students. based on the article written by Jane Collingwood (2007). friends and others. Furthermore. Second hypothesis is listening to the music can help the student in MMC to reducing their stress. our objective carrying this research is to determine which type of music can reduce stress. On the same note. financial. Our first hypothesis is different music for different people. This student should be exposed to the effective way to reduce their stress to keep their body and mid healthy. to determine the effects of music in reducing the students stress. so can be extremely effective management tool. to determine the student’s opinion on how music can help them in reducing their stress. in MMC many students facing stress with their homework. Lastly. Therefore the purpose of this research is to identify which type of music can reduce stress among 80 students from module II in S21 of Malacca Matriculation College (MMC). our body and decreasing the levels of stress hormones. It has a unique link to our emotions.

we hope that our research on how music can reduce stress can give awareness to the MMC students that music is an extremely effective stress management tool. In addition. Besides. anytime and anyone. iii) To determine the effects of music in reducing the students stress.Lastly. OBJECTIVES: i) ii) To determine which type of music can reduce stress. the music does not start up so much cost because we can download it from any website either for free or paid. the device that contains songs such as hand phones and MP3 is very easy to carry everywhere. . To determine the student’s opinion on how music can reduces stress.

All the questionnaires were distributed to the 80 respondents. Chinese. we drew the graph and commented about the graph. Both of the genders are included in this research. S21P2. The questionnaire consists of 15 questions. We took seven weeks to complete the research process. S21P5. S21P6. Each respondent was given ten minutes to complete the questionnaire. Firstly. The respondent comes from different races like Malay. the data was distributed on 10 to 11 February 2014. we use a questionnaire to collecting data. S21P3. In this research. S21P7 and S21P8. 38 of them are males and 42 of them are females. Question 6-13 reflects our research topic. . Question 1-5 related about the interest of student on music. Finally. Next we tabulate the data. These questions were asked to know whether music can help the student to release their stress. Then the data was analyzed from 13 to 15 February 2014. All of them are from S21P1. S21P4. and Indian. Question 14-15 provided just to know whether music is helpful or not helpful the student in their study and they need to give their own opinion. Eighty students between 18 to 19 years from module II of MMC were selected to answer our questionnaires.METHODOLOGY Our research is a quantitative research whereby we will limit our respondents to students of Malacca Matriculation College (MMC). All the respondent were provided questionnaire to be answered and we assured that all data would be confidential.

We had spent so much time to done this project but I really enjoyed doing this research especially when we are distributing the questionnaires to the respondents. NUR SYAFIQAH BINTI MOHD SYUATI: This is the first research that I’ve done. I can do better than this. SITI AZURA BINTI ROSNI: This is my first experience to do the research project and writing a report based on our findings. MOHD ALIUDDIN: Since this is my first research that I have done. Hope for the next time. I worked as a group to complete this project. we also need to face the difficulty when analyzing the questionnaires because .REFLECTION NUR AYUNI BINTI MOHD ROPI: This is the first project that I’ve done. teaches me to be more patience and increase my communication because it required me to communicate with other students to answered our questionnaires. Besides. Although I face difficulties and it consumes a lot of time completing the project but I still enjoy to do it because I‘ve learnt a lot of moral values. I have learned how to be independence in future. The process of doing this research has taught me the importance of teamwork in accomplishing a task and hopefully will benefit me in the future. I learn cooperation is important to complete a task. I have learned a lot of things such as how to work as a team. To do research project like this was a something new for me and from his project I have learned many new thing I don’t know before. and I feel that we have accomplished this task in the manner that we can in this short period of time given. Every person in our group put a lot of effort to do this project. I hope for the future project I can do better than my first project. The unforgettable moment was the time when we meet and have a discussion we spend a few hours to do discussion for this project. Although it does not perfect and have many mistaken but we have tried the best to make it perfect. Through this project.

but we really put a lot of efforts and time on it. I have tried my best to done this research. It also teaches me how to control my patience. DISCUSSION AND FINDINGS 1. We have tried our best to done this research. I can do it better than this. I enjoyed the process when I was doing this project. I hope that I can do better for the coming project in the future. I hope for the next time.there are mistakes that the respondents have done. As a student. We know that our project not the best and maybe has many mistakes. MOHD ZAIM: This is my first experience to do the research project and it is something new for me. What kind of feeling do you experienced when you listen to music? Aspects Calm Relax Happy Number of respondents 9 26 10 2. H . do you think music is very important in your study? Frequency Yes No Number of respondents 65 15 4. My teammates and I work as a group to complete this project. my first research. We found that is not a piece of cake. We had spent so much time to done this project. Do you like to listens the music? Frequency Yes No Number of respondents 77 3 ow often do you listen to the music? Frequency Once a month Once a week 3-4 times a week Everyday Several time a day Number of respondents 7 2 10 40 21 3. Even though this research quite complicated.

How do you feel at your presence level of stress? Responses Panicked Tired Irritable Headache Anxious Number of respondents 12 25 14 24 5 7. Do you think listen to the music will help you to reduce stress? Frequency Strongly Agree Agree Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Number of respondents 37 34 0 1 8 9. How do you deal with your stress? Aspects Listen to music Sleep Play game Yoga Eat Number of respondents 42 18 14 0 6 8.Enjoy Confident 29 6 5. Do agree listening to music is the effective management tool to reduce stress? Frequency Number of respondents . Which type of music do you prefer to listen when you feel stress? Aspects Number of respondents Soft classical 19 Pop 24 Hip Hop 13 Religious 13 Heavy meta 11 6.

Strongly Agree Agree Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral 10. Number of respondents 4 14 39 19 4 In which way do you use the music to reducing your stress? Frequency Switch on your favourite song Go karaoke with your friends Play instrument Sing along the song Dance and enjoy the music 12. How often stress affect your emotion? Frequency Never Rarely Sometimes Often Very often 11. 28 46 0 1 5 Number of respondents 20 19 9 24 16 I) Music can help you to reduce both the sensation and distress? Frequency Strongly Agree Agree Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Number of respondents 29 40 4 3 4 ii) Listening to music can relieve depression and increase self-esteem? Frequency Strongly Agree Agree Number of respondents 31 32 .

Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral 6 6 5 iii) Music helps you to reduce burnouts and improve mood? Frequency Strongly Agree Agree Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Number of respondents 28 32 5 3 12 iv) Musichelps you to calm your nerve when you feel stress? Frequency Strongly Agree Agree Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Number of respondents 30 32 6 3 9 13) Rank these genres of music in order of your preference from 1(most preferred) t 5(least preferred)? Types of genres Classical Pop Hip Hop Religious Heavy metal 1 24 18 17 13 14 2 13 24 21 20 22 3 12 21 30 14 13 Ranked as 4 17 9 20 18 16 5 16 7 8 12 37 .

5 78 77.Do you think listening music during study or revision time is helpful or not helpful you to relax and to focus on your study? Aspects Helpful Not Helpful Responses 65 15 4% NO YES 96% Q1)Do you like to listens the music? 80.5 80 79.5 79 78.5 76 75.14.5 77 76.5 YES NO .

Based on visual 77(96. It can be conclude that.25%) out of 80 student like to listens the music to reduce their stress while only 3(3.75%) student are not interested in listening music. almost of the student likes listening music. Q2)How often do you listen to the music? Sales 26% once a month once a week 9% 3% 13% 3-4 times a week 50% everyday several time a day .

25%)students listen to the music several time a day while only 10(12.75%) student listen the music just for once a month. The number of student listen to music for once a week is 2(2. do you think music is very important in your study? .81 NO Q3)As a student. 0. In conclusion. once a week.90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 The visual show 40(50%) student are listening music every day and 21(26. 3-4 times a week or several time a day. student prefer to listens music everyday rather than once a month.50%) student listening music 3 to 4 times a week.5%) and 7(8.19 YES 0.

It can be conclude that almost student are agree that music is important in their study. .75%) student did not agree that music plays an important role in their study.25%) student that agree music is very importance in their study while 15(18.90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 YES NO The visual show the number of65(81.

. The numbers of student that feels confident when listen to music is 6 students only with the percentage of 7.5%.Next.25%) student experienced happy and calm respectively.8% 11% calm relax 36% happy enjoy 33% confident 13% 4) What kind of feeling do you experienced when you listen to music? confident enjoy happy relax calm 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 The visual show the felling that student experienced when they listening music. 29(36.25%) student really enjoy when listening music and 26(32.5%) and 9(11. According to the graph.5%) student feels listening music is very relaxing.10(12.

. Almost student agree that music help them to reduce burnouts and improve mood with 60(75%) and 8 students with the percentage of (10%) are disagree while 12(15%) student are feels neutral.strongly agree 15% 4% 6% agree 35% strongly disagree disagree neutral 40% 12.i ii) Music help you reduce burnouts and improve mood? 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 The visual shows the result of student that feels music can reduce burnouts and improve their mood.

55%) are agree that music calming them when facing nervous and 9(11.25%) students are disagree. The highest number of student.iv) Music help student to calm their nerves when they feels nervous 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 The diagram obtain the result of student that agree music can help them to calm when they feels nervous.25%).4% 8% strongly agree agree 11% 38% strongly disagree disagree neutral 40% Q12. . 62(77.The rest are neutral with 9(11.

For the ranking 4. The fourth is hip hop with 8 students and lastly pop with 7 students. According to the graph. . genres of pop is the highest with 21 student followed by genres of hip hop with 20 students and the third is religious with 14 students. genres of classical is the highest with 24 student followed by genres of pop with 18 student and the third is heavy metal with 14 student. The fourth is religious with 13 student and lastly hip hop with 11 students. For the ranking 5.15) Rank these genres of music in order of your preference from 1(most preferred) to 5(least preferred)? 30 25 20 classical pop hip hop religious heavy metal 15 10 5 0 ranking 1 ranking 2 ranking 3 ranking 4 ranking 5 The graph shows the ranking of music’s genres according to the student opinion. genres of pop is the highest with 24 student followed by genres of hip hop with 21 students and the third is religious with 20 students. The fourth is heavy metal with 15 students and lastly classical with 10 students. genres of heavy metal is the highest with 27 student followed by genres of classic with 23 students and the third is religious with 15 students. for the ranking 1.For the ranking 2. The fourth is heavy metal with 15 students and lastly classical with 6 students. The fourth is pop with 10 students and lastly classical with 7 students. For the ranking 3. genres of hip hop is the highest with 20 student followed by genres of religious with 18 students and the third is heavy metal with 15 students.

19% helpful not helpful 81% Q14) Do you think listening music during study or revision time is helpful or not helpful you to relax and to focused on your study? 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 not helpful helpful The graph shows the importance of music in study whether it helpful the student or not helpful.25%) student said music is not helpful them to focus on study and the rest.15(18. According to the graph 65(81.75%) student said music is very helpful .

them. . In conclusion. almost the student agree that music is not very helpful them to focus on study.