Raising the comprehension skills of Thai tertiary readers of English through strategies-based instruction

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Author: Akkakoson, Songyut


This quasi-experimental study researches the efficacy of strategies-based instruction on the L2 and L1 reading proficiency and reading strategy use of Thai students. The subjects were 164 tertiary students of scientific and technological domains at King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Thailand. A program of strategy training was introduced to an experimental cohort of 82 students while another 82 students were taught in a control condition using traditional, teacher-fronted methods. A mixed research approach using both quantitative and qualitative procedures...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Language; Literacy; Higher education; Students; Teaching and learning; Research

Keywords: Teaching method; Learning process; Qualitative research; Quantitative research; Tertiary education

Geographic subjects: Thailand; Asia

Published: Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago, 2011

Physical description: xix, 416 p.

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On cover: A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand May 2011

Resource type: Thesis

Call number: TD/TNC 111.164

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