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|Title||IUG English Major Education- Track Students’ Attitudes Towards Literature Courses|
This paper aims to examine the attitudes of IUG English major students, education track towards the literature courses they have to study as part of their teacher preparation program. It also investigates the assumption that the more these students are exposed to literary texts through the context of teaching literature, the more positive their attitudes become. In order to measure the students" attitudes towards the literature courses, an attitude scale was designed and distributed to the study sample which consisted of (131) English major female students, education track. The findings of the study showed that the majority of participants had positive attitudes towards the literature courses they studied, whereas there were no statistically significant differences at ( 0.05) attributed to the number of literature courses studied. In the light of these findings, the study recommended that literature instructors should help students maintain such positive attitudes towards literature through sensitizing them to the study of literature by selecting texts that involve them into a real context of language communication. Further, the study recommended that instructors predispose students to literary texts by using various approaches and techniques that reinforce students" English language skills.
|Published in||IUG Journal of Humanities Research|
|Series||Volume: 23, Number: 2|
|Publisher||الجامعة الإسلامية - غزة|
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