The Effect of Learning Management System on Reading Comprehension Across 3 Types of Readers

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Shynta Amalia
Muhammad Iqbal Ramdhani
Eka Apriani
Saad Boulahnane


Through the application of the experimental research method and the factorial design, the purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of the authoring tools SoftChalk medium and Hot Potatoes medium in the learning management system (LMS), as well as the types of readers (Avid, Passive, and Reluctant), on the reading comprehension achievement (ReComA) of second year university students (sophomores). In order to identify the different sorts of readers that took part in the study, a quick survey was given to all of the participants. Both the pre-test and post-test were administered to sixty second-year students in order to evaluate the students' ReComA. The findings suggested that the use of the Hot Potatoes medium was more successful in enhancing the students' ReComA and its features. On the other hand, the majority of components of reading comprehension contributed to ReComA (total) in both the SoftChalk and Hot Potatoes groups. In addition, despite the fact that there was no significant interaction on students' ReComA, the mean difference between the post-test and the whole sample indicated that the achievement of the Avid reader and Reluctant reader students in both the SoftChalk and Hot Potatoes groups were higher than the achievement of the Passive reader students.

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Amalia, S. ., Ramdhani, M. I. ., Syafryadin, Apriani, E. ., & Boulahnane, S. . (2024). The Effect of Learning Management System on Reading Comprehension Across 3 Types of Readers. LEARN Journal: Language Education and Acquisition Research Network, 17(1), 73–99. Retrieved from
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Shynta Amalia, Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teaching Science, Universitas Islam Negeri Raden Fatah Palembang

A lecturer at Universitas Islam Negeri Raden Fatah Palembang. Her research interest includes Teaching English as Foreign Language Methodology, Technology in Language Teaching, Teacher Professional Development, and Linguistics.

Muhammad Iqbal Ramdhani, Faculty of Social Humanities, Universitas Bina Darma

A lecturer at English Literature study program at Universitas Bina Darma. His research interests focus on language studies, cultural studies, and literature.

Syafryadin, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, University of Bengkulu

A lecturer in the postgraduate program of English Education, University of Bengkulu. His research interests are speaking, ELT, ICT and ELT and Linguistics.

Eka Apriani, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Institut Agama Islam Negeri Curup

A lecturer at English Education Study Program, Institut Agama Islam Negeri Curup. Her research interests are Writing, English Language Teaching, and ICT.

Saad Boulahnane, Faculty of Languages, Arts, and Human Sciences, Hassan I University

A lecturer at the Faculty of Languages, Arts, and Human, Sciences, Hassan I University, Marocco.


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