Samed Yasin Öztürk


As the internet, technological gadgets, and digital tools became ubiquitous and taking place in all aspects of education, the nature and place of reading has changed as well. Most of the reading is now being done online and many publishing companies produce e-books and audio books along with the printed materials. Advantages and benefits of reading strategies have been discussed for so long and at the end, it was also investigated that employing metacognitive online reading strategies has similar advantages and benefits as well. The Online Survey of Reading Strategies (OSORS) was administered to 147 first year student teachers of English to explore their usage of metacognitive online reading strategies. Results revealed that student teachers mostly used problem solving reading strategies and support and global reading strategies were least used by the participants.


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