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Abstract Claims on Speed Reading having effects on the comprehension level of an individual dated back 30 years ago There were a lot of techniques being introduced regarding speed-reading however there are only a few extensive studies on that measure and evaluate speed-reading in relation with comprehension Most studies are focused only in developing speed-reading but what they do not identify is that comprehension should also be within the picture and should be measured too instead of only enhancing speed-reading An experiment on speed-reading were randomly assigned participants of St Benedict College into two groups consisting of ten people per group whose ages range from 18-23 One group is otherwise known as the treatment or extensive groups while the other as the control or intensive group The treatment group would be given seminars and exposed to speed-reading techniques a while the control group would be given a reading a comprehension test the most Results indicate that subjects exposed to speed-reading seminars achieved both higher speeds of reading and slight raise in comprehension levels Introduction A widely recognized problem faced by learners throughout the world is that of slow reading Hamp-Lyons 1983 Cooper 1984 This has often been linked with classroom methodology in reading lessons particularly where such lessons focus on language development rather than reading per se A number of specialists have commented on a common practice in intensive reading lessons where texts are often treated as medium for the presentation practice manipulation and consolidation of language points rather than the encouragement of reading itself Nuttall 198220 Alderson Urquhart 1984246-247 Bartram Parry 19897 Hyland 199014 Susser Robb 1990161-162 Slow reading as a problem for learners has been defined by Brown Hirst 1983140 as a weakness independent of the purpose of reading involving the processing of information at such a slow rate that the reader is unable to hold enough detail in short-term memory to permit decoding of the
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