The Effect of Utilizing a Cooperative Inquiry Based Strategy on Enhancing Reading Comprehension and Reflective Thinking Skills


  • Lecturer Husam Ahmed Abbood English dep. I.K.C. Wassit



Cooperative Inquiry-Based Strategy, Reading Comprehension, Reflective Thinking, English Foreign Learners


The purpose of this paper is to look into the effect of utilizing cooperative inquiry based strategy on enhancing reading comprehension and reflective thinking skills for English majored college students. The treatment group consists of (50) EFL university students which are randomly selected. The questionnaire was the technique used for collecting data in college context. SPSS was used to analyze the collected data. The study findings confirmed that there is a high level of reading comprehension abilities among EFL university students after being taught through Cooperative Inquiry Based Strategy. There is a high level of reflective thinking skills among EFL university students. The cooperative inquiry-based Strategy has a statistical significant impact on developing on reflective thinking and reading comprehension abilities among EFL language university students.


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How to Cite

Husam Ahmed Abbood, L. . (2023). The Effect of Utilizing a Cooperative Inquiry Based Strategy on Enhancing Reading Comprehension and Reflective Thinking Skills. Lark, 2(49), 937–914.