The Reading Preferences of Primary School Children in Lahore

Awais, Sania and Ameen, Prof. Dr. Kanwal The Reading Preferences of Primary School Children in Lahore. Pakistan Journal of Information Management and Libraries, 2013, vol. 14, n. 1. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]

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The scope of this study aims at investigating reading preferences of children of Lahore city, which is the capital of Punjab province - Pakistan. It was assumed that proper attention towards providing reading opportunities to primary school students (First - Fifth grade) in Pakistan is vital while inculcating reading habits at that tender age. The study was conducted on 300 primary school students. A target group of 300 primary school students was select ed for this study. Mainly survey method based on administered questionnaire was used to collect quantitative data from young students. The findings suggested that the children prefer to read locally published printed material in English. Respondents were f ound interested in reading short stories. (Fiction books, narrating adventure stories remained their favorite. On basis of the findings, the study furnishes suggestions for parents, teachers and school librarians, along with the local publishers for playin g their effective role in developing reading habits and addresses the barriers in this regard.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: Reading habit; Leisure reading; Children preferences; Reading choices
Subjects: C. Users, literacy and reading.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CZ. None of these, but in this section.
Depositing user: UR Rehman Shafiq
Date deposited: 27 Jul 2015 04:13
Last modified: 27 Jul 2015 04:13


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