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Ukwuoma, Uju C. – Reading & Writing: Journal of the Reading Association of South Africa, 2015
This mixed questionnaire survey sought to determine if lecturers who learned to speak and understand Nigerian Creole before English are willing to use the language as medium of instruction. The respondents were comprised of 560 lecturers and graduate students (i.e. master's, doctoral) selected through a purposeful random sampling frame from 15…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creoles, Questionnaires, Language of Instruction
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Fola-Adebayo, Titi J. – Reading & Writing: Journal of the Reading Association of South Africa, 2014
This study investigated the influence of Pre-question and genre-based instructional strategies on science undergraduates' achievement in, and attitude to, reading. Using purposive sampling, two specialised universities in Nigeria were selected and stratified sampling was employed in assigning students to research groups based on gender and…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Strategies, Pretests Posttests, Randomized Controlled Trials
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Okebukola, Foluso; Owolabi, Tunde; Onafowokan, Beatrice O.A. – Reading & Writing: Journal of the Reading Association of South Africa, 2013
Recent studies and frequent news reports have expressed concerns about African children's decreasing reading habits and dwindling achievement in language and primary science examinations. African children are not reading because they have reading difficulties or because they have no interest in books. This article focuses on the elementary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Motivation, Elementary School Teachers, Teaching Methods