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Title: Reading Comprehension Ability of Secondary Level Students of Private and Public Schools
Authors: Rai, Anu
Keywords: Public schools;Private schools;Reading ability;Reading comprehension
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Department of English Education
Institute Name: Central Department of Education
Level: Masters
Abstract: The study entitledReading Comprehension Ability of Secondary LevelStudents of Private and Public Schoolsto findout the readingcomprehension ability ofsecondary levelstudents of private and public schoolstudents and compare and contrast between private and public school studentsreading comprehension. The two unseen reading textsof sixty marks were usedasa tool which wasfollowed by questions on the basis of literal, lexical andapplied comprehension. Thirty students from private and thirty students frompublic schoolsfrom Ilam district were selected by using random purposivesampling strategy. From the analysis of the obtained data it wasfound that thereading comprehension ability of private school studentswasbetter than thoseof public school students. The collected data showed that thirty students out ofthirty students passed in the test from privateschool whereas only nineteenstudents passed out of thirty students from public school. The private schoolstudents’ lexical, literal and applied comprehensions are better than those ofpublic school students. The thesis is divided into five chapters. Thefirst chapter is introductory partwhich consists of background of the study, statement of the problem, objectivesof the study, research questions, significance of the study, and operationaldefinition of the key terms. In the same way, ,the chapter twodeals with thereview of related literature and conceptual framework which incorporatesreview of theoretical literature, review of empirical literature, implicationsofthe review for the study and conceptual framework for the study. The chapterthree includes methods and procedures of the study which incorporates of thedesign of study, population,sample and sampling strategy, research tools,sources of data, data collection procedures, data analysis procedures and ethicalconsiderations. Chapter four en-compasses analysis and interpretation of theresults in terms of literal, lexical, applied and the overall comprehension of thereading text. The chapter five includes findings, conclusion andrecommendations which incorporate policy related practice related and furtherresearch related. References and appendices have been included at the end ofthe research.
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