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|Title: ||THE ROLE OF NOTE-TAKING SKILL IN IMPROVING ACADEMIC READING COMPREHENSION|
|Authors: ||SEMERE, GHEBREAB|
|Advisors: ||Dr. Taddele Adamu|
|Keywords: ||NOTE-TAKING SKILL|
|Copyright: ||Jun-1992 |
|Date Added: ||27-Nov-2012 |
|Abstract: ||The main objective of this study was to find out the role
.• 1 • of note-taking in improving reading comprehension of grade
eleven students in Addis Ababa.
In order to test this, an experiment was conducted in
which one hundred ten subjects were randomly selected from one
school. The subjects were divided into two groups: the control
group, who was taught teading through the traditional method,
and the experimental group,whichwas taught reading through the
frameworks of note-taking.
A Pre-test was given to both the control and experimental
groups to determine if there was any significant difference
between them. Statistical computations, however, showed that
there was no significant difference.
After six weeks, a post test was administered to both the
control and experimental groups. To determine the significant
difference between the means of the two groups a T-test at
0.05 level of confidence was applied. The analysis showed
that the experimental group performed better than the control
group. Thus, it was concluded that the development of note-taking
skill in the form of outlines, diagrams, and charts
|Appears in:||Thesis - Teaching English as a Foreign Language|
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