TITLE

OPINIONS OF PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS ABOUT COMPREHENSION INSTRUCTION WITH REGARD TO CHANGING PARADIGMS

AUTHOR(S)
Ates, Seyit
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
International Journal of Academic Research;Jul2013, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this research, opinions of pre-service teachers about comprehension instruction inregard to changing paradigms have been evaluated. In order to gather data in the research, focus groupinterviews were conducted. A total of 24 pre-service teachers, selected by various criteria, constituted the research sample In the interviews, the participantsasked questions about their opinions of teaching reading and reading comprehension, and the data were analyzed by usingcontent analysis. The research findings showed thatthe participants conceptually regarded reading as an interpretation and meaning making process, however, their ideas with regards to teaching reading and comprehension weredistant from a construction that is based on a concept which adopts active and competent students.
ACCESSION #
92947501

 

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