Promoting the Reading Culture towards Human Capital and Global Development

Olasehinde, Martha and Akanmode, Olushola and Alaiyemola, Anne and Babatunde, Olukayode (2015) Promoting the Reading Culture towards Human Capital and Global Development. English Language Teaching, 8 (6). pp. 1-7. ISSN ISSN 1916-4750

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Abstract

It is commonly agreed that a country cannot be fully developed without large-scale investment in her educational scheme since the breakthrough of a country is directly proportional to her educational level. Since the acquisition of effective reading skills has a positive effect on all school subjects, then reading is sine-qua-non for human capital and global development. Yet, it has been observed that many Nigerians today have a poor reading habit. Thus, this paper focuses on this poor reading habit among our people today and its causes. The paper is rounded off with suggestions as to what concerned stakeholders can do to develop and re-invent the reading culture in Nigeria.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: consequences, constrains, culture, development, reading, strategies
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Depositing User: OLUSHOLA AKANMODE
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2017 13:22
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2017 13:22
URI: http://eprints.lmu.edu.ng/id/eprint/768

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