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Developing Reading Habits and Skills in Schools

Library Herald Year : 2009, Volume : 47, Issue : 1 First page : ( 15) Last page : ( 22) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Developing Reading Habits and Skills in Schools

Apeji E Adeche, Associate Professor Department of Library & Information Science, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma - Nigeria.

Abstract The teacher-librarian plays a leading role in the learning process - a process that emphasizes inquiry-discovery methods. A clear point that has emerged from this method is that students must necessarily develop a love for voluntary reading cultivating in a reading culture. It is argued in this paper that the teacher-librarian is in a good vantage position to help students to develop reading habits and skills that will promote a reading culture. The processes for developing such habits and skills are also discussed.

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