Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2006

Full Length Research Paper

Investigation of high school students’ reading compherension levels according to various variables

Dilek Ceran
  • Dilek Ceran
  • Necmettin Erbakan University Ahmet Kelesoglu, Faculty Of Education, Konya,Turkey.
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  •  Received: 13 May 2015
  •  Accepted: 26 May 2015
  •  Published: 10 June 2015


The purpose of this study is to investigate the level of reading comprehension of high school students in their fields of study and learning strategies to explain the relationship between the level of reading comprehension. This working group is composed of 11th grade high school students.  In this study, relational model was used. In the study group 155 male and 85 female students are included. Öztürk's "General Learning Strategies Assessment Scale" developed by the researcher and "Reading Comprehension Test" was used to collect data. According to the findings, no significant differences were found in high school students' reading comprehension levels of gender. Students’ achievement and learning strategies and significant relationship were found between the levels of reading comprehension.

Key words: Reading comprehension, learning strategies, achievement, gender, branch.