publication . Research . 2003

The Effects of Reading Ability and Sex Difference on Recall Protocols of Japanese University Students

Hirano, Kinue;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2003 Journal: 上越教育大学研究紀要, volume 22, issue 2, pages 551-563 (issn: 0915-8162, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: 上越教育大学
Abstract
This study investigates the concurrent validity of a recall test as a measure of reading comprehension and the effects of the level of reading ability and sex difference on the written recalls of 70 Japanese EFL university students. Results showed that there were moderate significant correlations between a recall test and a standardized reading test (i.e., FCE): for all the students, r = .64, p < .01; for males, r = .61, p < .01; for females, r = .67, p < .01, suggesting that a recall test is moderately valid as a measure of reading comprehension. Sex difference did not affect the concurrent validity of a recall test and recall test scores. Reading ability affec...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: recall protocols, EFL reading ability, concurrent validity, sex difference, ETYP:教育関連論文, STYP:大学, SSUB:英語
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