Nos complace confirmar la presentación “Hot Potatoes y la comprensión lectora: Un estudio cuasiexperimental con alumnos de educación básica”, a cargo de los investigadores Amado Enrique Vásquez Sanez (PUCP, Perú) y Edith Soria Valencia (PUCP, Perú).
Quedamos atentos a la valiosa presentación de los investigadores peruanos.
The aim of the study was to explain how the learning process of reading comprehension improves with the use of the educational software Hot Potatoes in the third-year students of the secondary level of a Public Education Institution of Metropolitan Lima. It is therefore used a quasi-experimental design and developed a pretest and posttest of reading comprehension. Sessions of the class focused on the reading of texts were applied to the experimental group using the Hot Potatoes software. The pretest and posttest allowed to evaluate the levels of reading comprehension of both groups, before and after the class sessions. A survey on the use of Hot Potatoes educational software was also applied to the experimental group. The results verified that there was improvement in the process of reading comprehension, of the experimental group in the posttest. With respect to the comparison of reading levels, there was a high increase in each. In addition, students in the experimental group expressed a high level of satisfaction over the use and pedagogical application of the software. It is necessary to emphasize that the research hypothesis was accepted, the use of the educational software Hot Potatoes improves the reading comprehension significantly.