A Survey of Readers’ Reading Preference: Digital or Printed Reading Text

Dwi Syaputri, Komala (2017) A Survey of Readers’ Reading Preference: Digital or Printed Reading Text. In: 26th MELTA International Conference, 28 - 30 Agustus 2017, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. (Submitted)

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Abstract

Reading plays an important role in the process of language learning. In the modern society of today, teachers and students can apply digital technology in assisting the reading activities. Nowadays, digital text can be found almost everywhere align with the need of the students in getting the information in digital era. This study is a survey of readers’ reading preference. There were two objectives of this study. The first, the study wanted to find out about the different kinds of reading media that readers prefer to use, and whether they are comfortable with the reading media they have chosen or not. The second, the study would like to know which tool makes the readers become more motivated to read. The subjects of this study are college students from every major fields of study and their ages range age from 16 – 20 years old. A total of 139 students agreed to be the volunteers for this survey study. To collect data, the writers used a questionnaire that consisted of 22 questions about readers’ reading preferences. The data were analyzed using percentage analysis and interpreted. The results were also used to make some conclusions and suggestions. This article will discuss the results of the study.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Art
Depositing User: Miss Komala Dwi Syaputri
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2017 04:26
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2017 04:26
URI: http://eprints.binadarma.ac.id/id/eprint/3563

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