The effect of the Mozart music on learning anxiety and reading comprehension on Chinese storybook reading

Yen Ning Su, Chia Cheng Hsu, Chia Ju Liu, Yueh-Min Huang, Yu Lin Jeng

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Abstract

Reading ability is the basic skill to enhance the competitiveness of the national economy. Through a large number of reading content, students can develop high-level thinking skills. Anxiety is an import factor to affect students' learning when they are reading materials. Some studies found suitable music can reduce people stress feeling. In order to investigate the effectiveness of music on learning, this study used Mozart music in a reading process with Chinese storybook. The results show that Mozart music has an impact on the improvement of students' reading comprehension. However, we also found that the Mozart music couldn't reduced the students' learning anxiety in our study.

Original languageEnglish
Pages399-403
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Jan 1
Event21st International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2013 - Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 2013 Nov 182013 Nov 22

Other

Other21st International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2013
CountryIndonesia
CityBali
Period13-11-1813-11-22

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science (miscellaneous)
  • Education

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