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Using Digital Stories for Developing Reading Skills of EFL Preparatory School Pupils

Journal: Multi-Knowledge Electronic Comprehensive Journal For Education And Science Publications (MECSJ) (Vol.2018, No. 1)

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Page : 68-87

Keywords : Digital Stories; Digital storytelling; Reading Comprehension Skills;

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The aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of digital stories in developing some reading comprehension skills of the preparatory school pupils. To achieve the study purpose, research instruments were developed after adjusting their validity and reliability. Researcher prepared two instruments. First, the researcher prepared a questionnaire to determine the appropriate reading comprehension skills for the preparatory school pupils. Second, the researcher prepared a pre-post reading comprehension test. This test was used for measuring the pupils' reading comprehension skills. This study adopts the descriptive method. The participants were divided into two groups. The researcher presented digital stories for first group. The researcher also presented traditional method of teaching for second group. Each group consisted of 40 pupils. The data obtained from this study is analyzed statistically by SPSS program. The results revealed effectiveness of adopting digital stories in developing pupils' reading skills among first year preparatory school pupils.

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