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OPINION OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ON THE ROLE OF LITERACY AND THE MEDIA IN LIFE-LONG LEARNING

Abioye, T. (2004) OPINION OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ON THE ROLE OF LITERACY AND THE MEDIA IN LIFE-LONG LEARNING. A JOURNAL OF THE READING ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA, 10 (1). pp. 325-330.

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Abstract

The paper is a report of a study aimed at examining how the media can complement literacy in the quest for life-long learning. The methodology adopted was t,g administer questionnaires to fifty randomly selected newspaper readers in Ahmadu Bello University, Samaru, Zaria. The major findings of the study include the following: (a) Most newspaper readers read because they want to be informed and educated; (b) The frequency of reading pattern was more of a daily affair; (c) Newspapers hardly carry adverts on the advantages of literacy; and (d) Respondents are of the view that the media is not doing enough to promote literacy. The implications of all these are highlighted. The paper makes suggestions on how the media can assist in promoting literacy, and in the long run, life-long learning

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Humanities
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2016 15:37
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2016 12:53
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/6957

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