Share Paper: Undergraduate Student Performance in an On-Line Academic Reading Program

  1. Neal Jost, Dokkyo University, Japan
  2. James Duggan, Dokkyo University, Japan
Thursday, June 26 11:15-11:35 AM B1096

Abstract: Effective reading skills are essential to academic performance at the university level. The aim of this presentation is to highlight the results of a web-based reading project and to discuss the efficacy of such an on-line reading program which was carried out at a four-year Japanese university. The program utilized an on-line reading program developed by an educational company. The results point to improved reading skills and better critical thinking, helping with improve their overall academic performance. A description of the services as well as a description of the results will be provided