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Utilizing Reading Materials For Students


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Utilizing Reading Materials For Students

  1. 1. UTILIZING READING MATERIALS A Summary of previous lessons
  2. 2. In the previous class, we discussed… <ul><li>The importance of supporting materials / reference such as newspapers, magazines, books and internet articles. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the questions from your assignment. </li></ul><ul><li>How to use the newspaper article entitled ‘ Use Education to break away from poverty:Minister ’ </li></ul>
  3. 3. Referencing <ul><li>A vital skills that all university students should develop is the ability to critically evaluate existing knowledge and in doing so, further develop their own understanding of an area of study. </li></ul><ul><li>In order for your work to have depth and credibility, you must demonstrate having read widely on the topic by including information from a range of sources. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The importance of supporting materials/references such as newspapers, magazines, books and internet articles. <ul><li>1.Newspapers, magazines, books and internet articles act as supporting documents when you use them </li></ul><ul><li>2. They act as your reference when you </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>WHY DO I NEED ALL THESE READING MATERIALS? </li></ul><ul><li>. We may have some answers for the assignment questions, but can we give a minimum of 5 answers to each question? When you find yourself lacking of answers, this is the time for you to look for the answers from reading materials. </li></ul><ul><li>. You may have good ideas, but are you ideas acceptable? Are they valid? </li></ul><ul><li>. Many students claim that they do not know what to write. Basically, this happen because the lack of reading. Reading helps you to have an insight of something. </li></ul>
  6. 6. A topic from your assignment <ul><li>b) The importance of education. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the importance of education is ‘to break away from poverty’ </li></ul><ul><li>What ? </li></ul><ul><li>How ? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I that I’ve got? </li></ul>
  7. 7. This is the article that you have
  8. 8. What do I have to write? <ul><li>You have two choices: </li></ul><ul><li>Write the answers based on your own . </li></ul><ul><li>Write the answers what you have read from the newspaper article. </li></ul><ul><li>Note: Regardless of which technique you used (1 or 2) make sure you need to make the referencing. </li></ul>
  9. 9. How do I explain this topic? <ul><li>When explaining a topic, you need to … </li></ul><ul><li> the foreign term (if any) </li></ul><ul><li>Explain in . </li></ul><ul><li>Provide if any. </li></ul>
  10. 10. How do I use the newspaper article that I’ve got? <ul><li>Once you have a reading material, you should use them wisely. </li></ul><ul><li>As you have been told, this assignment must be written with supporting materials. So, the content of the article must be included even though if it is only one sentence. And it must be used as an in-text reference. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Look at the example below <ul><li>Poverty can be defined as the state of being poor or lacking of basic needs (Longman, 1993). People are poor because they do not have jobs as a source of income. However, this situation can be changed if they take up formal education at schools and pursue higher education at any universities. According to Datuk Seri Abdul Aziz Shamsuddin, the Minister of Rural and Regional Development Malaysia, ‘There are many cases of poor people who got educated and went on to become successful today …’ (Borneo post, 31 July 2007). Through education, people will learn the necessary skills and knowledge which are required to secure a job. People with higher education will have better prospect of getting high paid jobs which will result in giving them a better economic well-being. </li></ul><ul><li>1. </li></ul><ul><li>2. </li></ul><ul><li>3. </li></ul><ul><li>4. </li></ul><ul><li>5. </li></ul>
  12. 12. So… <ul><li>ARE YOU CLEAR? </li></ul>