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Richings, Vicky Ann; Nishimuro, Masateru – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2017
This paper reports on findings from a classroom study on the introduction and effectiveness of new methods of instruction using English literature in a Japanese high school setting. It is based on data compiled during a two-year research project. In this paper, we will detail the investigation and findings from an analysis of student questionnaire…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English Literature, High Schools, Teaching Methods
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Yildirim, Kasim; Ritz, Elizabeth; Akyol, Hayati; Rasinski, Timothy – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2015
One of the most important aims of teaching reading is to help students acquire fluent reading skills. With this aim in mind, this study attempted to support a student with difficulty to become a fluent reader by improving his reading skills using a fluency instruction method called repeated reading. This study was performed with an elementary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Instruction, Reading Fluency, Reading Difficulties
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Göksu, Ali – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2015
European Language Portfolio (ELP), adopting a vision for a better language teaching and learning process, has been piloted and implemented in many Turkish foreign language classrooms for over a decade. In spite of the several studies related to the ELP focusing on learner autonomy, speaking skills and course books, only few studies aimed at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods, Second Language Instruction
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Yilmaz, Adnan – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2015
The present empirical study scrutinizes the use of short stories via computer technologies in teaching and learning English language. The objective of the study is two-fold: to examine how short stories could be used through computer programs in teaching and learning English and to collect data about students' perceptions of this technique via…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Mermelstein, Aaron David – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2014
Today there is an increasing amount of research promoting the effectiveness of extensive reading (ER) towards increasing learners' vocabulary, comprehension, reading speed, and motivation towards reading. However, little has been done to measure the effects of ER on learners' reading levels. This quantitative study examined the effects of ER on…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Reading Skills, Skill Development
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Mayora, Carlos A.; Nieves, Idami; Ojeda, Victor – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2014
A variety of computer-based models of Extensive Reading have emerged in the last decade. Different Information and Communication Technologies online usually support these models. However, such innovations are not feasible in contexts where the digital breach limits the access to Internet. The purpose of this paper is to report a project in which…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Computer Software, High School Students, Developing Nations
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Mounla, Ghina; Bahous, Rima; Nabhani, Mona – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2011
This study analyzed the effects of the implementation of the readers' workshop on students' reading levels and comprehension skills in a first-grade, mixed-ability classroom in Lebanon. The instruments used at the beginning were running records and reading continuums, and at the end of the academic year, teachers' professional notebooks and notes…
Descriptors: Workshops, Foreign Countries, Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension
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Fernandez de Morgado, Nelly – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2009
Reading is thought to be a crucial skill in the EFL learning process, and Extensive Reading a very useful strategy. However, very few teachers implement it on a regular basis. The process of introducing Extensive Reading (ER) is considered far too expensive, complicated, and time-consuming. One way to encourage its use would be to more deeply…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Student Attitudes, Reading, Reading Programs
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Papadima-Sophocleous, Salomi – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2009
Over the last years, in many countries worldwide, there has been a decline in the reading skills of upper secondary school students, and their ability to read and understand advanced literature. Seeing this as an alarming change for the worse, governments, educational bodies and interested groups have taken various measures to address the issue.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Skills, Secondary School Students, Reading Motivation
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Eldridge, John; Neufeld, Steven – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2009
Many course books for learners of English as a second or foreign language now claim to contain a strong lexical component. Other practitioners meanwhile continue to advocate the use of graded readers to augment vocabulary development. This article reports the findings of vocabulary profiling and analysis of both course books and graded readers and…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Bell, Joyce – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2008
Reading is a complex skill, vital for the postgraduate student. However, many international postgraduate students experience considerable difficulty when applying their reading practices learnt in their own countries. This paper, part of a larger study, aims to provide insights into the reading practices of Indian/Bangladeshi postgraduate students…
Descriptors: Indians, Metacognition, Graduate Students, Foreign Students
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Bndaka, Eleni – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2007
The aim of this paper is to present a reading lesson which was initially designed for the students of Peiramatiko Senior High School (Experimental Senior High School) of Patras, Greece and more specifically for class A of Senior High School. The main aim of the lesson was to develop the students' reading skills using a newspaper article and help…
Descriptors: Newspapers, High School Students, Reading Skills, Teaching Methods
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Lee, Guang-Lea – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2003
Provides practical suggestions for teachers to integrate cultural pluralism in three reading strategies: (1) reading workshops; (2) writing workshops; (3) language experience approaches that make a valuable contribution to students of all cultural backgrounds. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Language Experience Approach, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills
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Rees, Dilys Karen – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2003
Presents how Gadamer's philosophical hermeneutics can be used to analyze readers' responses to an American literature text. Readers are Brazilian college students reading a text by the American author, Amy Tan. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Countries, Hermeneutics, Higher Education
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Jacobs, George; Small, John – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2003
Describes dictogloss, an integrated skills technique for language learning in which students work together to create a reconstructed version of a text read to them by their teacher. Dictogloss is situated in relation to eight current overlapping trends in second language teaching and description is provided of how the literature on cooperative…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Second Language Instruction
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