THE PERCEPTION OF THE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS OF PALAWAN
HOPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL SY 2012-2013 REGARDING
THE USAGE OF EBOOK
to the English Department
of Palawan Hope Christian School
In Partial Fulfilment of
the Requirements in Grammar
and Composition III
Adrian Angelo A. Fernandez
THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
Our study is about “The Perception of the High School Students of Palawan Hope Christian School SY 2012-2013 regarding the usage of ebook”. An electronic book (variously, e-book, ebook, digital book) is a book-length publication in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, and produced on, published through, and ...view middle of the document...
The teachers will have an idea on e-book that they will easily discuss, and teach in the class using this e-book.
The school will know the effects of the e-book to the students and teachers and will it positive or negative.
The Country will have the idea of increasing the popularity of the e-book and will support all schools using this device.
Scope and Limitations of the Study
The study was limited to the students in which e-book users are not the only factor that affect their academic performance. The study covered only high school students of Palawan Hope Christian School. This study cannot aim to find out the effects of e-book users to the academic performance of elementary students. The study was also limited to the respondents in which there is a tendency that they will not answer the questions given to them honestly and they will not try to answer the questions if they did not find it understandable.
Definition of Key Terms
E-book – is a book-length publication in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, and produced on, published through, and readable on computers or other electronic devices.
E-book – is a device that can help students, and teachers at school that will easily carry things in school
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
A recent article by Paul Biba at Teleread gave some more definitive numbers on the popularity of e-readers and digital editions. The information came from a survey by Harris Interactive from over 2,000 adult respondents in February this year.
One of the larger surprises from the data was the lack of age polarization in the use of e-readers. Unlike the very typical divide in the adoption of new technology, e-reading has worked its way into the lives of as much as 30% of the population of adults, despite the recent Bowker study that showed that teenagers are less likely to opt for ereading than older adults. The Harris results actually indicate that the rise in e-reader use can be a positive indicator for publishing companies who are...