Comparative Study On Reading Habits Of The Students Between Karamanoglu Mehmetbey University Turkish Language And Literature Department And Baku State University Azerbaijan Language And Literature Departmen
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Rapidly developing information technology affects the reading habits of young people. At the present time, research on reading habits of young people is still important. There is not a lot of intercultural studies on reading habits in Turkish literature. In this study were comparatively examined the similar and different features about reading habits of Karamanoglu Mehmetbey University (KMU) Turkish Language/Literature and Baku State University (BSU) Azerbaijan Language/Literature Departments last year students that despite having common culture taking place in different regions (Turkey and Azerbaijan). In this context, the main aim of the study is to determine the similar and different characteristics of the reading habits the last year students of KMU Turkish Language/Literature Department and BSU Azerbaijan Language/Literature Department. In this research were used description and comparison methods. For this purpose, a total of 187 students from both universities were surveyed. The results were evaluated using SPSS 21 statistical program. The chi-square analysis was applied to the data obtained from the two groups of students included in the study. According to the results of the research, the students are reading a book monthly. The students of the both departments, enjoy reading books at a mid level and they think that it is absolutely important for a teacher to gain reading habits. Students in these departments think that they do not have all the necessary knowledge and skills to gain reading habit. At the end of the study, it is suggested to put the lecture /content related to reading habit into the involved department programs. � 2019 University and Research Librarians Association (UNAK). All rights reserved.