Reading Habits Amongst Undergraduate Students: Case Study of Reading Habits Amongst Undergraduate Students: Case Study of Michael and Cecilia Ibru University , (MCIU)Agbarha-Otor

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This  study  investigates  reading  habits  amongst  undergraduate  students.  Thus,  the  study
discovered among others, the meaning of reading and the types of reading habits usually engage
in by undergraduate students. To achieve this study, four (4) research objectives and from which
the research questions were derived were formulated and they are: to ascertain the time spent by
undergraduate  students  in  reading;  to  identify  the  various  reading  habits  of  undergraduate
students;  to  determine  the  factors  affecting  the  reading  habits  of  undergraduate  students;  to
know the effect reading habits has on undergraduate students.  The study adopted a descriptive
research  method  which  gives  room  for  the  collection  of  data  through  questionnaire.  The  data
collected  were  presented  using  frequency  distribution,  tables,  figures  and  percentage.  Data
collected  were  also  interpreted  and  analyzed  to  arrive  at  the  findings  of  the  study.  The  study
discovered among others, that the respondents spent majorly two to four hours (2-4) in reading;
also it indicated  that series of assignment, personal busy schedule, poor lightings, poor library
environment, parental socio-economic status and inadequate books are majorly the factors that
affect  the  reading  habits  of  the  respondents  either  positively  or  negatively  by  the  respondents
again,  it  revealed  that  good  reading  habits  helps  to  boost  ones  reading  speed,  widens  ones
experiences and knowledge, makes one to keep abreast of what is happening per time, it serves
as a means of entertainment and above all, it brings about good performance in a given task.
The study was concluded by given recommendations to the above findings so as to have good
reading habits or culture.

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APA

Stanley Efe, O (2020). Reading Habits Amongst Undergraduate Students: Case Study of Reading Habits Amongst Undergraduate Students: Case Study of Michael and Cecilia Ibru University , (MCIU)Agbarha-Otor. Afribary.com: Retrieved September 18, 2020, from https://afribary.com/works/reading-habits-amongst-undergraduate-students-case-study-of-reading-habits-amongst-undergraduate-students-case-study-of-michael-and-cecilia-ibru-university-mciu-agbarha-otor

MLA 8th

Okolo, Stanley Efe. "Reading Habits Amongst Undergraduate Students: Case Study of Reading Habits Amongst Undergraduate Students: Case Study of Michael and Cecilia Ibru University , (MCIU)Agbarha-Otor" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 16 Sep. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/reading-habits-amongst-undergraduate-students-case-study-of-reading-habits-amongst-undergraduate-students-case-study-of-michael-and-cecilia-ibru-university-mciu-agbarha-otor . Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

MLA7

Okolo, Stanley Efe. "Reading Habits Amongst Undergraduate Students: Case Study of Reading Habits Amongst Undergraduate Students: Case Study of Michael and Cecilia Ibru University , (MCIU)Agbarha-Otor". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 16 Sep. 2020. Web. 18 Sep. 2020. < https://afribary.com/works/reading-habits-amongst-undergraduate-students-case-study-of-reading-habits-amongst-undergraduate-students-case-study-of-michael-and-cecilia-ibru-university-mciu-agbarha-otor >.

Chicago

Okolo, Stanley Efe. "Reading Habits Amongst Undergraduate Students: Case Study of Reading Habits Amongst Undergraduate Students: Case Study of Michael and Cecilia Ibru University , (MCIU)Agbarha-Otor" Afribary.com (2020). Accessed September 18, 2020. https://afribary.com/works/reading-habits-amongst-undergraduate-students-case-study-of-reading-habits-amongst-undergraduate-students-case-study-of-michael-and-cecilia-ibru-university-mciu-agbarha-otor