Student and reading : A project to promote reading for pleasure and information / Mazli Shahurain

Shahurain, Mazli (2005) Student and reading : A project to promote reading for pleasure and information / Mazli Shahurain. [Research Reports] (Unpublished)

Abstract

This research on a reading project, Free Volunteer and Extensive Reading aims to develop and promote a lifelong reading habit and reading for pleasure and information in the University level beginning with the Pre- Commerce students during their foundation course at UiTM Kampus Mukah. As reading is crucial for the success of academic tasks, it is aimed to help the Pre Commerce students to be prepared for the the university education and finally to meet the challenges of the new millenium. The finding of this project is a number Of programmes used in the pre-commerce session to be integrated in the reading skills unit. These programmes are designed based on the principle of interest, affordability and the time given for the English course, that is BEL 040- Ethnographic inquiry research methodology was conducted to analyze the findings and the results were generally favourable although there were a few weaknesses. The results also showed increased students' motivation, reader independence and confidence. This suggests and strengthens the case for a comprehensive reading programme to be integrated in the course.

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Item Type: Research Reports
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Shahurain, Mazli
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Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > Motivation
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Learning. Learning strategies
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sarawak > Mukah Campus
Keywords: Reading project, reading campaigns
Date: May 2005
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/43577
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