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Orientations towards Free Reading among Students of the American University of Madaba

Show simple item record Dr. AL-Shweihat,Safa N. 2018-08-02T06:19:23Z 2018-08-02T06:19:23Z 2016
dc.identifier.issn 1726-3678
dc.description.abstract This study aimed to identify the orientations towards free reading among the students of the American University of Madaba, and whether there are statistically significant differences in students’ orientations depending on the student’s sex, his specialty, his performance in high school, as well as the knowledge of subjects of free reading that are read the most, and the sources of the most used free reading, and the obstacles of free reading from an educational perspective, The tool of the study was promoted, and it consisted of (55) paragraphs carried out on 32% of the study population, the results have shown the following: The arithmetic average of the sample’s orientations towards free reading has reached (3,49) with an average grade. The following subjects have obtained the highest rates of readability (Descending): detective stories and adventures, development of driving skills, jokes and anecdotes. The sources of the most used free reading from the sample (Descending): Internet, newspapers, books exchange between friends, and they show the biggest obstacles of free reading (Descending order) the stress from studying, negligence of the media of its role to encourage reading, and the complicated procedures in borrowing books from the University’s library. The results haven’t shown that there are statistically significant differences (a= 0.05) in the students’ orientations towards reading depending on the changes of education. en_US
dc.language.iso other en_US
dc.publisher University of Bahrain en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International *
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dc.subject orientations
dc.subject obstacles of free reading
dc.subject the sources of free reading
dc.subject students
dc.subject The American University of Madaba
dc.title Orientations towards Free Reading among Students of the American University of Madaba en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.volume 17
dc.issue 02
dc.source.title Journal of Educational & Psychological Sciences
dc.abbreviatedsourcetitle JEPS

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