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The Effect of Using E-Mental Schemata Strategy on Improving EFL Students’ Reading Comprehension Sub Skills
TThis study examines the potential effect of E-mind mapping on the development of reading comprehension sub-skills among seventh grade students in Jordan. To achieve the aim, a quasi-experimental pretest-posttest design was used. The experimental group consisted of 25 students who were taught reading texts by using electronic mind maps, and the control group consisting of 25 students was taught by following the teacher’ s guidebook. A pre-post reading comprehension test was developed. The results revealed significant differences in favor of the experimental group. Students in the E-mind mapping group outperformed the control group in their overall reading comprehension as well as in the reading comprehension sub-skills. Identifying the critical idea is the most developed sub-skill, and the least developed sub-skill was identifying cause and effect sub-skill.
Keywords: Reading Comprehension, Reading Comprehension Sub-Skills, E-Mind Mapping, EFL.
Cited by: Jordan Journal of Modern Languages and literatures (JJMLL) 2021, 13 (4): 603-621
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