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Title: The Impact Of Reading Strategies On The Performance Of Male And Female Students Of First Year Engineering In Reading Comprehension Tests
Researcher: Sankarakumar S
Guide(s): Malathy P
Keywords: Comprehension Tests
Reading Strategies
Upload Date: 10-Oct-2014
University: Anna University
Completed Date: n.d.
Abstract: The complexity of human communication makes English language newlinelearning in India one of the greatest challenges in the field of education newlineToday in this technologically advanced world the goals of language learning newlineat higher level particularly in professional education have become more newlinespecific The ability to use the language intelligently involves mastering the newlineskills of reading which is one of the basic skills towards acquiring the newlineproficiency in English language The learners are expected to cope with the newlinegrowing demands of the engineering curriculum and understand the complex newlinetechnical materials to succeed in all their educational endeavours With a newlineview to meeting these demands the English language teachers need to newlineidentify the distinctive and compatible teaching methods and to adapt newlineappropriate strategies to enhance the reading skills of the learners Further a newlinenumber of factors such as perception attention attitude motivation interest newlineand individual differences performance of male and female influence the newlinereading process Though much research has been devoted to identify the newlineinfluence of factors which affect reading process only few studies have been newlineconducted to find out the influence of certain specific reading strategies and newlinetheir use in reading comprehension tests across the stages of learning at the newlinetertiary level The proposed study attempts to find out the following newlineobjectives to investigate the relationship of different reading strategies newlineconstructs and their use in reading comprehension tests and to assess the newlineperformance of male and female students of first year engineering in various newlinereading comprehension tests newlineBased on the objectives of the present study the hypotheses are newlinedeveloped as follows there will be a mean score difference in the newlineperformance of male and female students of first year engineering of the newlineselected institutions in various reading comprehension passages and the newlinereaders strategic use newline newline
Pagination: xix,269p
Appears in Departments:Faculty of Science and Humanities

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