Using Decision Making AHP Method for the Choice of the Best Pedagogical Method for Developing Reading Skills for Young and Illiterate Public

  • Hasnââ Chaabi
  • Abdellah Azmani
  • Amina Azmani
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 37)


The work presented in this paper is part of a global approach providing answers to solve the problems encountered by the Moroccan education system [2], especially in the primary school, as well as eradicating illiteracy. The article deals with the choice of the most suitable and efficient pedagogical reading skills method for young and illiterate public. The paper presents several pedagogical methods and focuses on their four most important (Phonics Method, Global Method, Mixed Method and Montessori Method). In order to choose the right reading teaching method, the paper proposes a study of a theoretical approach, based on the application of the decision making method AHP (Analytical Hierarchy Process) one of the MCDM/A methods (Multi-criteria decision-making and analysis methods).

The methodological context is based on an identification and representation of the most appropriate criteria and sub-criteria for the four pedagogical methods studied in order to rank them. Complementary research is in progress by the authors completes the work presented here, which focuses on other learning (calculation, comprehension, written and oral expression), including the integration of ICT (Information and communications technology) and multimedia.

An illustration of the application of this framework is also presented here.


Education Pedagogy Primary school Reading methods Phonics Method Global Method Combination of phonics and whole language method Mixed Method Montessori Method AHP ICT MCDM/A 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Informatics System and TelecommunicationFaculty of Sciences and Techniques of TangierTangierMorocco
  2. 2.Laboratory of Methods Informatics and EnterpriseFaculty of Sciences and Techniques of TangierTangierMorocco

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