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Effects Of Using Ipads Or Tablets On Children’s Reading Comprehension

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Effects of using IPads or Tablets on Children’s Reading Comprehension

Chapter 1: Introduction

1.1 Background of the study

Reading is often difficult for high school students with special needs. Participation, motivation, and interest in independent reading are low. Reading is an important part of everyday life and is imperative to students’ success in school. Many high school students that struggle in reading do not enjoy it and even have negative associations with reading. Cultivating an interest in reading among grade school students is valuable. Providing students with a variety of options is one way to encourage ...view middle of the document...

2 The Review of Previous Research

Studies from different parts of the world have also conducted studies regarding of the effects of using Ipads/Tables in children reading comprehension. Some of the results of the previous studies increase the number of student’s performance in reading using Ipads or tablets. This can be supported by the articles in chapter 2.

1.3 The Gap or Missing Information

Researches done on the use of ipads and tables were focus on games. But there is a lack of studies regarding of use of Ipads or tablets in children’s reading comprehension.

1.4 Objectives of the Study

In order to know what are the effects of using Ipads/Tablets in children reading Comprehension, the following are the objectives of the study.

• To determine if using gadgets such as Ipads or tablets can improve the reading skills of a student

• To determine if the a student can independently read a book

• To find out if choices of reading materials affects the reading comprehension of the student

• To determine if the Ipads/Tablets can use as a tool to students who has reading disorders

1.5 Significance of the Study

This study aims to comply with the requirements of the course, Methods of Research and to contribute to the following entities:

• Children who are in grade 6 to 1st year level

This study will address the possible effects of using ipad/tablets in children’s reading comprehension.

• The parents or guardians of concerned subjects

This will help the parents or guardians on how to deal with their children’s reading disorders. Since the parents know their children better.

• The teachers and schools

This study will help them improve their teaching skills and how to innovate the way of teaching using ipads or tablets.

1.6 Scope and Limitation

The respondents of the study will be from Manila, Philippines. With the age of 12 and below. The data gathering from 100 respondents will only be from June to July of 2013. The survey will be given to children who use ipads/tablets.

II: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Reading disorders can have a detrimental impact on students’ educational success and well-being. Snowling and Hulme (2012) state that reading is a challenging skill that requires a range of cognitive and linguistic abilities. Students with reading disorders have difficulties in word recognition, working memory, making inferences, applying and evaluating strategies to use while reading, and comprehending text (Jitendra & Gajria, 2011). Students will be able to enhance their comprehension and reading ability through exposing themselves to a wide range vocabulary words and by reading regularly. Students that are experiencing frustration in reading cannot be expected by the teacher to enjoy and practice reading as much as a student who enjoys...

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