Paper versus Screen : Impact on Learning at the University

Ely Shuhadah, Binti Tajuddin and Fitri Suraya, Binti Mohamad (2018) Paper versus Screen : Impact on Learning at the University. In: International Conference and Innovation Exhibition on Global Education, 28-29 November 2018, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Choosing the appropriate reading format is important for students to achieve effective reading. This quasi-experimental study investigates the effects of paper versus screen on reading comprehension and speed among undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in a public university in Sarawak. The general objective of this study is to investigate the formats for effective reading and comprehension among undergraduates. Instruments that have been used in this study were a set of questionnaires, a set of general interest articles, corresponding comprehension questions, and an online timer. Findings revealed that students tended to have better reading comprehension when reading on the screen. Conversely, students were able to read faster using the paper format. Data also revealed that there is significant difference between paper and screen formats for both reading comprehension and reading speed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Paper reading, screen reading, reading comprehension, reading speed, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, , research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Mohamad Hapni Joblie
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2019 01:09
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2019 01:09
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/23004

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