The effectiveness of Mind Mapping Program in Developing Some Reading Comprehension skills Among Instruction Technology Students at the Faculty of Specific Education

1Shimaa Mohammed Younes Mahmoud, Dr. Azza Ahmed Hamdy HassanEl-Marsafy, Dr. Amr Fathy Abd El-Wahab

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Abstract:

The aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of a mind mapping program in developing university stage students' EFL reading comprehension skills impact on. Sixty 1st instruction technology students participated in the study. They were selected and randomly divided into two groups (one experimental and one control). The experimental group was taught using the mind mapping program; whereas the control group was taught using the regular way. One instrument was developed, validated and administered to the two groups before and after applying the proposed mind mapping program. They were a pre-post reading comprehension test. The statistical analysis of data revealed that the experimental group outperformed the control group in the post reading comprehension test. Accordingly, it can be concluded that the proposed mind mapping program was effective in developing the reading comprehension skills of the participants.

Keywords:

mind mapping - reading comprehensionskills - Instruction Technology .

Paper Details
Month11
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 10
Pages5643-5660