Effects of Awareness Raising About Reading Sub-Skills on Students’ Reading Comprehension Enhancement: A Case of Woldiya College Of Teachers’ Education

  • Oumer Ali
  • Mesafint Muchie
  • Yifter Meles

Abstract

The major objective of this study was to investigate the effect of awareness-raising about reading subskills
on the reading comprehension enhancement of students. This research is quantitative in nature
employing a quasi-experimental design. Two group of students, experimental and contol with 32 and
and 31 respectively students involved. A reading comprehension pretest and posttest were used to
gather data. An independent t-test was used in order to determine the significance of the mean score
difference between the experimental and control groups. After awareness raising activities about these
micro-skills, a significant difference was found out between the learners in the experimental and control
groups as (-6.821, df=61, p=.000 which is p<0.5) in favor of the experimental group. At the same
time, the finding in the paired t-test showed that (t=-7.74, df= 31, p= .000) which is(p<0.05) implying a
comparison of the means of scores obtained by the experimental group subjects in the pre-and post-test
showing a significant difference.

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Published
2018-03-19
How to Cite
ALI, Oumer; MUCHIE, Mesafint; MELES, Yifter. Effects of Awareness Raising About Reading Sub-Skills on Students’ Reading Comprehension Enhancement: A Case of Woldiya College Of Teachers’ Education. The Ethiopian Renaissance Journal of Social Science and Humanities, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 1, p. 94 - 102, mar. 2018. ISSN 2409-6385. Available at: <http://ejol.aau.edu.et/index.php/ERJSSH/article/view/1236>. Date accessed: 24 jan. 2020.
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