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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Inquiry Reading And ICT Integration For Alleviating Secondary Students’ Comprehension Underachievement In Nigeria.

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Aderinsola E. Kayode, Taiwo O. Olagunju and Fulufhelo G. Netswera



ICT integration, Inquiry reading, Secondary students, Underachievement, comprehension underachievement



Reading is very important in determining success and worth of school and academic work. One of the skills of reading is comprehension skill. However, the poor performance of Nigerian students in English Language Public Examinations has been located partially in their lack of reading skill. Scholars have raised concerns about the effectiveness of teaching comprehension skills in schools. Recent effort in addressing the problem involves the use of information and communication technology devices with proven comprehension strategies. This paper provides additional information to show evidence for the effectiveness of technology in reading instruction with the use of inquiry strategy. It was suggested that English Language teachers in public secondary schools should be trained with the use of modern ICT tools.



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