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  • 1. READING STRATEGIES AND METACOGNITIVEAWARENESS: ENHANCING READING PROFICIENCIES AMONG ESL STUDENTS IN IIUM FOUNDATION PROGRAMEDU 701- RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

2. INTRODUCTION

  • At higher learning institutions : Students must have the necessary language skills to succeed academically
  • One of it is having the skill to read effectively
  • College reading materials are known to be challenging
  • Most reading materials are in English
  • Many research have found that ESL students often face difficulties withreading abilities

3. Reading problems of ESL learners :

  • Research have discovered that ESL learners:
  • Approach reading passively
  • Rely too much on dictionaries
  • Not critical in reading
  • Reluctant to give ideas do not want to be seen as wrong
  • Use ineffective and inefficient reading strategies

4.

  • College reading materials are often unfamiliar and difficult. The extensive range of topics and variety of tasks that students are constantly faced with could give problems to students;especially to their cognitive process( Izaham Shah, 2008 )
  • What could probably help these students ?
  • Reading strategies
  • Metacognitive Awareness

5. EFFECTIVE READING FOR ESL READERS

  • READING STRATEGIES
  • METECOGNITIVE AWARENESS
  • Learning technique, study skills
  • How learners make sense of what they read
  • Summarizing, making inferences,guessing from context, planning, self-evaluation etc
  • Cognitive,metacognitive,
  • compensation reading strategies
  • Readers awareness of strategies during the reading process
  • Conscious application of strategies

6. PROBLEM STATEMENT

  • Reading classes in Center for Foundation Studies, International Islamic University Malaysia (CFS,IIUM )
  • Students are generally exposed to reading skills, however exam scores in reading are not as encouraging
  • Reading classes are teacher centered
  • Learning instructions are not made explicit to students
  • How students process knowledge is not emphasized

7. PURPOSE OF STUDY

  • TO INVESTIGATE THE READING STRATEGIES USED WHENCOPING WITHACADEMIC READING TEXT
  • TO DISCOVER STUDENTS AWARENESS OF THE READING STRATEGIES EMPLOYED
  • TO INVESTIGATE TO WHAT EXTENT THE STRATEGIES AND AWARENESS FACILITATE THEIR READING PROCESSES

8. RESEARCH QUESTIONS

  • What are the strategies frequently used when answering reading comprehension?
  • Is there any relationship between reading strategies and reading achievement?
  • Is metacognitive awareness of strategies related to reading achievement?
  • What are students knowledge level of the strategies used?

9. METHODOLOGY

  • Research design: CORRELATIONAL RESEARCH
  • - to describe existing relationship
  • This current research will investigatepossible relationships between reading strategies,metacognitiveawareness and students reading performances
  • Quantitative and qualitative methods of enquiries
  • -investigate frequency of reading strategies use
  • -measure awareness of strategies
  • - perceptions of students own knowledge level of readingstrategies

10. Participants

  • Level 6 (Advanced) English proficiency students of CFS, IIUM
  • Aged between 18 20 years of age; Malay
  • 15 males and 15 females
  • Taken from two reading classes
  • Have undergone a few semesters of English proficiencies classes

11. Data Collection Procedure

  • EPT Exam Paper ( 2 sets : pre-test and post-test )
  • A reading Strategy Questionnaire
  • -SORS
  • -SILL
  • MARSI Metacognitive Awareness Reading Strategy Inventory
  • Restropective Interview

12. DATAANALYSIS

  • Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
  • Average scores to determine frequency
  • Paired samples t test procedure