Overcoming reading anxiety using comic book (pop-art) reading material / Nurul Sofia Ahmad Fuad

Ahmad Fuad, Nurul Sofia (2010) Overcoming reading anxiety using comic book (pop-art) reading material / Nurul Sofia Ahmad Fuad. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

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This research is carried out as a survey on the first semester English 1 students of Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK). It investigated on the matter of overcoming reading anxiety using comic book (pop-art) reading material. The purpose of this study is to identify the factors that led students to experience reading anxiety and the effectiveness of using comic book (pop-art) as a reading material for students to overcome their anxiety in reading. A survey was conducted and data was collected via questionnaire and interview. The questionnaires were distributed to the students to obtain information needed for
this study. Based on the findings, the study revealed that majority of the respondents preferred to read comic book (pop-art) as a reading material in order to help them overcome their anxiety in reading. Besides that, majority of the respondents obtained higher achievement in the post-test which was conducted using the comic book as the reading passage. Additionally, data from the interviews done on the educators have shown that majority agreed on the use of comic book as an optional source of reading material to help learners overcome their anxiety in reading. Many insights and suggestions regarding the issues have
been addressed by both groups of respondents that contribute to the betterment of the study.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Ahmad Fuad, Nurul Sofia
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Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Teaching (Principles and practice) > Reading (General) > Diagnosis, evaluation, prediction, improvement techniques
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > Study and teaching. Research > Reading
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Education
Keywords: Reading anxiety; Reading material; comic book (pop-art)
Date: 2010
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/15189
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