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Karlstad University.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 40 credits / 60 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Reading culture and library use in Afghan education area can be a very important issue to be studied particularly, in teacher training colleges because these institutions play a very important role in spreading and developing reading culture and library use among students. Moreover, students of TTCs as teacher students and future teachers get reading habit in order to convey it to their school students and can be very affective to establishment of this culture among them.

This study is aimed to find out the view point of teacher educators and teacher students on library use and reading culture among students. The basic and primary factors involved in establishment of reading culture and habit of library use are parental involvement in children’s pre-education ages. They put a critical foundation for this culture in students’ educational life while this study also shows the important role of parental involvement in development of reading habit among students. Teachers also play an important role in establishment of reading habit among students, after students’ primary education by parents then in school education teachers support reading development with the cooperation of parents. In this study, a large number of teacher students have replied that they have got the support of their parents when they were children. In findings of this study many of students responded that they go to library by their own interest and they mostly go there for supporting their background knowledge however they strongly agreed that their family background affected on their reading habit. Furthermore, teacher educators have mentioned that they persuade students using methods of teaching to improve reading habit among them.

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Educational Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-32349OAI: diva2:722644
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Applied Pedagogy
Educational program
Master of Education and Didactics (60/120 credits)
Available from: 2014-06-09 Created: 2014-06-09 Last updated: 2014-09-24Bibliographically approved

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