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ERIC Number: EJ1107153
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
The Directed Reading-Thinking Activity (DR-TA) and the Traditional Approach Using Tales of Virtue Based on His Majesty the King's Teaching Concepts in Seventh Grade Students' Reading Comprehension
Chaemsai, Rungruedee; Rattanavich, Saowalak
English Language Teaching, v9 n9 p18-27 2016
This study compares the English reading comprehension and ethical awareness of 7th grade students, when using either a directed reading-thinking activity (DR-TA), or a more traditional approach, involving tales of virtue based on His Majesty the King's teaching concepts. A randomized control group pretest-posttest design was used for the study, and the data were analyzed using one-way MANOVA and t-tests for dependent samples. The results showed a significant difference in English reading comprehension, and ethical awareness of learning English reading, between both groups at 0.01 level. Students through the DR-TA method had significantly higher English reading comprehension, and increased ethical awareness, at the 0.01 level.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 7; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Elementary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Thailand (Bangkok)