The Effectiveness of a Strategy Based on Action Research in Developing Translation Skills of Workers’ University Students
Elsayed Ahmed Mohammad Sadaka
Assistant Lecturer of English Language
Journal Title:Journal of Research in Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Technology (JRCIET)
his pre-post experimental study aimed at investigating the effectiveness of a strategy based on Action Research in developing English translation skills of Workers’ University students, Kafr ElSheikh branch. The participants consisted of 70 students chosen from 1st year Workers' University students, department of industrial affairs in the first semester 2018 – 2019. The researcher used the following instruments: a translation skills checklist, and a pre-posttest on translation skills. The results revealed that there are statistically significant differences at (0.05) between the mean scores of the experimental group students and those of the control group students in the post-test in English translation skills in favor of the experimental group. Furthermore, the results pointed out that there are statistically significant differences at (0.05) between the mean scores of the experimental group students in the pre and post-test of translation skills in favor of the post-test.
Key words: action research, English translation skills.