READING STRATEGIES OF ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Christiantine Della

Abstract


This study aims to investigate the use of Offline and Online reading strategies employed by engineering professionals from two different sectors: a government agency and a private company. It then compares and contrasts the online and offline reading strategies used by these engineers at the workplace. The need to equip students with the necessary language skills to be able to perform effectively and efficiently at the workplace is critical. The findings of this study will help to align the teaching of reading strategies and reading skills in the classroom with the needs at the workplace; specifically the engineering workplace. A questionnaire survey method is used to gather data in this study. The questionnaire taps three different types of information: global reading strategies, problem solving strategies and support strategies.

 


Keywords


STRATEGY USE, ONLINE, OFFLINE, ENGINEERS, WORKPLACE

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24200/mjll.vol1iss1pp61-77

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