The use of pictures as visual aids to increase reading comprehension

Traña Palacios, Adelayda Elisa and Zapata Guzmán, Carla Vanessa and López Ortiz, María Zulema (2021) The use of pictures as visual aids to increase reading comprehension. Otra thesis, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua.

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This study is a mixed methods research that explores the impact of the use of pictures as a tool to increase reading comprehension in students. The problem highlighted is the low reading comprehension of seventh grade students of the second semester of the year 2020 at San Juan Bautista in la Concepcion, Masaya due to ineffective reading input in the reading class, yet teaching students to read effectively is still a challenge in the Nicaraguan context as illiteracy in the mother tongue is a problem, therefore it will be a problem in the foreign language as well.The theoretical review includes the nature of the reading, the series of images, the inspiring reading as pictures that help the students to clarify, establish, and correlate and co-ordinate precise conceptions, understandings and appreciations that support them to make learning more active, motivating, encouraging, significant and glowing the problem of illiteracy in reading will be there. The procedure of the investigation was to identify the problem, observe the development of reading and reflect on the result of research. Then the results were compared to answer the research questions. It was found that 47% of the students were having difficulty in understanding the text without image while their level of understanding improved when they took the test with images. In response to this, visuals in reading comprehension as a methodological proposal are presented to provide a better understanding. Images go beyond the illustration of a single word if not they provide an access to topics and issues including the effects and uses of language.

Item Type: Thesis (Otra)
Información Adicional: Seminario-(Licenciadas en Ciencias de la Educación con mención en Inglés)-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua SM EIN 378.242 Tra 2021
Palabras Clave Informales: Inglés-Enseñanza-Metodología, Comprensión de lectura-Estrategias y técnicas, Inglés-Ejercicios de redacción.
Materias: 300 Ciencias sociales > 370 Educación
400 Lenguas > 420 Inglés e inglés antiguo
Depositing User: Lic Valeria Rivera
Date Deposited: 20 May 2021 15:14
Last Modified: 20 May 2021 15:16


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