A Survey and Evaluation on the Inclination of the School and College Students towards Reading

Keywords: Reading Habit, Digital Dementia, Social Media, Lockdown, Online Class, Books, Gadgets

Abstract

Reading habit is one if emulated judiciously is bound to reap rich benefits in the future. From being the most effective way in utilizing leisure time to the development of better cognitive ability, reading has an inevitable role. In this study an attempt has been made to enumerate the prevalence of reading habits among the school (6-12) and the college students. Survey is conducted in a hybrid mode, employing direct data collection pertinent to the school students and online survey for college students. Random sampling technique is employed and the data collected is analysed and interpreted in various ways. The comparison of the results of the school and the college students along with the overall trend has been deciphered. The results paint a grim picture of the plummeting reading tendency among the students and the utmost priority with which it should be addressed. An attempt has also been made to address the suitable alternatives in the near future to foster and inculcate reading among the young minds of the nation.

Published
2024-03-01
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Rishidev, M., Ram Prakash, T., Siva Priya, V., & Swetha, S. (2024). A Survey and Evaluation on the Inclination of the School and College Students towards Reading. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 12(2), 82-93. https://doi.org/10.34293/education.v12i2.7202
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