The Correlation between Students' Reading Habits and Reading Achievement in English Education Study Program at Jambi Uniersity

Sakinah, sakinah The Correlation between Students' Reading Habits and Reading Achievement in English Education Study Program at Jambi Uniersity. The Correlation between Students' Reading Habits and Reading Achievement in English Education Study Program at Jambi University. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Reading habits refer to behavior which expresses readers’ likeness toward reading. This research aimed to find out; (1) students’ reading habits and (2) the correlation between students’ reading habits and reading achievement. The participants were students in the first semester of English Education Study Program. Correlation was chosen as research design and the data were collected by using questionnaire given to the participants. There are four elements that indicate students’ reading habits; reading material, frequency of reading, time spent in reading, and purpose of reading. The result showed that there was correlation between students reading habits and reading achievement. However, the result showed that only reading materials and purposes of reading had moderate relationship with reading achievement. For correlation between students’ reading materials and reading achievement, it has 0.473 Pearson’s score. For correlation between students’ purpose of reading and reading achievement, it has 0.470 Pearson’s score. It means, reading materials and purpose of reading has correlation with reading achievement. Frequency of reading and time spent in reading has negligible relationship. For correlation between frequency of reading, it has 0.147 Pearson’s score. For correlation between time spent in reading and reading achievement, it has 0.162 Pearson’s score. It means there is a low correlation between frequency of reading and time spent in reading with reading achievement. Key words: reading habits, reading achievement, correlation.

Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LG Individual institutions (Asia. Africa)
Depositing User: SAKINAH
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2018 02:12
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2018 02:12
URI: https://repository.unja.ac.id/id/eprint/3362

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