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Adult Learners' Characteristics and Their Academic Reading Strategies

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ISBN-10: 383839643X

ISBN-13: 9783838396439

Edition: N/A

Authors: Faizah A Majid

List price: $84.00
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This is a qualitative case study which was designed to investigate the influence of adult learners characteristics (self-concept, experience and time perspective) on their choice and use of the academic reading strategies (ARS). The case study was conducted over 19 weeks, involving 24 academic reading texts. Three instruments; student diaries, participant observations and think aloud protocols were used to triangulate the data collection. The constant comparative method was used in the data analysis. Cohen Kappa s (1960) test of agreement was conducted in the middle of the data analysis and a comfortable value of .93 was obtained allowing the researcher to proceed. This study has discovered…    
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Book details

List price: $84.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 148
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.34" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English