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The Effects of the Extended Time on Jordanian Students' Comprehension of English Texts

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  • Rabe’ah Atiyah Kreishan


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    The purpose of the study is to investigate the effects of the extended time on Jordanian students' comprehension of English texts. The population of this study represented (1000) tenth-grade male and female students at public schools in Ma'an Directorate of Education. The sample consisted of (100) students chosen randomly from six public schools in Ma'an Directorate of Education. Fifty of them were female and fifty were male students. The subjects' reading comprehension was measured using four reading texts that were selected for this purpose. Two of the texts reflected the subjects' native culture and religion (Islamic religion and Arabic culture), while the other two texts reflected a foreign culture and a different religion (Christian religion and American culture). The researcher conducted interviews with eight English teachers to talk about the difficulties of reading comprehension. T-Test of Independent Samples was used to analyze the data statistically. The findings of the study showed that students, performance on reading comprehension tests was significantly affected at level (?

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    Article provided by Human Resource Management Academic Research Society, International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development in its journal International Journal of Academic Research in Progressive Education and Development.

    Volume (Year): 3 (2014)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 21-34

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    Handle: RePEc:hur:ijarpe:v:3:y:2014:i:2:p:21-34
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    1. Jeffrey Milyo & Brian Gran, 1999. "The Effects of Extended Time on Exams for College Students Without Learning Disabilities: A Classroom Experiment," Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University 9921, Department of Economics, Tufts University.
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