Reading Speed and Comprehension Enhancement in Hybrid Learning Delivery Mode

Muhaimin Abdullah

Abstract


The main objective of this research is to find out whether rate-buildup reading, skimming, and scanning strategies applied in hybrid learning method help students boost their reading speed and comprehension. This research employed quasi-experimental design. 15 students were involved into experimental group and 15 were enrolled into control group. Students of experimental group were treated through hybrid learning delivery mode in which web-based portal accessible on www.muhaiminabdullah.com was hosted as reading portal while students of control group were assigned only to paper-based reading activities in face-to-face method of contents delivery. Both students of experimental group and students of control group successfully boost their reading speed and comprehension. It is implied that reading speed and comprehension are possible to be enhanced both in web-based reading portal and in face to face. The dispersion of standard deviation on posttest that tends to be high suggests that further researchers conduct the experiment in a more well-controlled design towards experimental group.

Keywords


Hybrid Learning, Blended Learning, Web-based Reading, Reading Speed, Reading Comprehension

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