The effectiveness of the SQ3R reading strategy in enhancing students' reading comprehension abilities / Lalitha Balakrishnan Nair

Nair, Lalitha Balakrishnan (2008) The effectiveness of the SQ3R reading strategy in enhancing students' reading comprehension abilities / Lalitha Balakrishnan Nair. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Sarawak.

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The main aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of SQ3R Reading Strategy in enhancing students' reading comprehension ability. The study involved a group of diploma in business students at Universiti Teknologi MARA Sarawak. The study employed a quasi-experimental research design which engaged an experimental group and a control group with 30 students in each group. The experimental group was given direct and explicit instruction in the use of the SQ3R Reading Strategy for a period of 32 hours, focusing on training students in seven (7) specific reading skills which included predicting, skimming, scanning and locating main ideas, making inferences, distinguishing between facts and opinions, identifying main ideas and supporting details, and drawing conclusions

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Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
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Nair, Lalitha Balakrishnan
2005104713
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > English language
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education
L Education > LG Individual institutions > Asia > Malaysia > Universiti Teknologi MARA
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sarawak
Programme: Master in Education (TESL)
Item ID: 47127
Uncontrolled Keywords: reading , student , SQ3R
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/47127

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