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The Effectiveness of Using Dramatic Problematizer Language Learning Model in Developing EFL Prospective Teachers' Critical Reading Skills and Reading Habits

Dr. Hasnaa Sabry Abdel-Hamid Ahmed Helwa Assistant Professor at Department of Curriculum and TEFL Instruction  - Faculty of Education- Benha University- Egypt

Journal Title:Journal of Research in Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Technology (JRCIET)

Abstract T   he study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of using dramatic problematizer language learning model in developing EFL prospective teachers' critical reading skills and reading habits. The design of the study was a mixed research methodology. It combined both quantitative and qualitative methods of collecting data. The participants of the study consisted of sixty students (N=60). They were chosen from third students enrolled in English section at Benha Faculty of Education, Egypt. They were divided into two groups; an experimental group (N=30) and a control group (N= 30). The experimental group was taught through using Dramatic Problematizer Language Learning Model, while the control group was taught by the regular method. Both groups were tested before and after the treatment. The instruments of the study included an EFL critical reading skills test, an EFL reading habits scale and semi-structured interview. Results of the study revealed a statistically significant difference between the mean scores of the control group and experimental group students in the pre and post administration of the EFL critical reading skills and reading habits in favor of the experimental group. These results were ascribed to using dramatic problematizer language learning model. Keywords: Dramatic Problematizer language learning Model -EFL Critical Reading Skills - Reading Habits