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Sholehhudin, Muhamad; Waluyo, Herman J.; Suyitno; Wardhani, Nugraheni Eko – International Journal of Instruction, 2020
The objectives of this research are (1) revealing the lecturers and students' perception on the use of multicultural-based short story appreciation textbook in teaching prose-fiction appreciation course; and (2) evaluating the effectiveness of multicultural-based short story appreciation textbook in teaching prose-fiction appreciation course. This…
Descriptors: Literary Genres, Literature Appreciation, Textbooks, Multicultural Education
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Lingwood, Jamie; Levy, Rachael; Billington, Josie; Rowland, Caroline – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2020
The fact that many sub-populations do not take part in research, especially participants from lower socioeconomic (SES) backgrounds, is a serious problem in education research. To increase the participation of such groups we must discover what social, economic and practical factors prevent participation, and how to overcome these barriers. In the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Family Programs, Barriers, Educational Research
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Puspita, Oktaviani Windra; Andayani; Waluyo, Herman J.; Rohmadi, Muhammad – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
The study aims to find out the effectiveness of poetry appreciation textbook for the implementation of character education values at the Higher Education institution. It was set in four universities, two of which are located in Central Java, including University of Sebelas Maret Surakarta and University of Muhammadiyah Purworejo meanwhile, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poetry, Textbooks, Values Education
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Schrijvers, Marloes; Janssen, Tanja; Fialho, Olivia; Rijlaarsdam, Gert – Review of Educational Research, 2019
In this review, we explore whether and how literature education may foster adolescent students' insight into human nature. A systematic search of five databases was complemented with citation tracking, hand searches, and expert consultation. We included 13 experimental and quasi-experimental intervention studies. Methodological quality and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Databases, Citation Analysis, Literature Appreciation
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Avci, Süleyman; Özgenel, Mustafa – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
Supporting teachers for their professional development is important. Literature circle technique has a potential to create and support professional learning communities. The purpose of this research was to examine how the literature circle can be used between teachers in order to enhance their professional development. In this qualitative study…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Group Activities, Faculty Development, Vocational High Schools
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Baverstock, Alison; Steinitz, Jackie; Morris, Julie; Fenwick, Catherine – Education 3-13, 2019
Coombe Boys' School in New Malden worked with Kingston University to establish a 'Big Read', a scheme of pre-arrival shared-reading for boys transitioning from local primary schools into year 7 of the Coombe Boys' secondary school. A novel was chosen for shared-reading, and all arriving pupils were given a copy at their Induction Day (at the end…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Males
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Thomas, Davonna M.; Kim, Jwa K. – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2019
This article describes a mixed-methods study that examines the effects of literature circles (peer-led small group discussion of an assigned reading) on the reading achievement of college students taking developmental reading courses. The researcher-developed intervention was comprised of three connected activities (collaborative oral re-tell,…
Descriptors: Group Discussion, Reading Achievement, College Students, Remedial Reading
Borsheim-Black, Carlin; Sarigianides, Sophia Tatiana – Teachers College Press, 2019
Rooted in examples from their own and others' classrooms, the authors offer discipline-specific practices for implementing antiracist literature instruction in White-dominant schools. Each chapter explores a key dimension of antiracist literature teaching and learning, including designing literature-based units that emphasize racial literacy,…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Multicultural Education, Literature Appreciation, Reading Instruction
Teravainen-Goff, Anne – National Literacy Trust, 2019
The National Literacy Trust's Annual Literacy Survey has provided essential data on literacy behaviours, attitudes and enjoyment levels for children and young people aged 9 to 18 since 2005. With over 56,000 children and young people taking part this year alone, it is the largest study of its kind anywhere in the world. In 2019, the Trust…
Descriptors: Young Children, Literature Appreciation, Writing Attitudes, Child Behavior
Clark, Christina – National Literacy Trust, 2019
Acknowledging the importance of yearly trend data, the Annual Literacy Survey was established in 2010, which tracks UK children and young people's reading and writing enjoyment, attitudes and behaviours year-on-year. This report outlines findings from the eighth Annual Literacy Survey relating to children and young people's reading. 49,049…
Descriptors: Children, Adolescents, Reading, Foreign Countries
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Nutbrown, Graham – British Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
In the mid-1920s the poet W. B. Yeats was pleased to discover contemporary philosophers, Giovanni Gentile and A. N. Whitehead, whose metaphysical and educational philosophies seemed to coincide with his own commitments. Whitehead shares with Gentile a sense of reality as activity and an understanding of knowledge as constructed from abstractions…
Descriptors: Poets, Poetry, Philosophy, Progressive Education
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Scholes, Laura – Gender and Education, 2019
Drawing on interviews with 15 boys attending schools in low socioeconomic communities in Australia, this paper examines the multiplicity of contextual influences on boys' everyday reading experiences. Implementing an ecological metaphor, boys' narratives about (i) their attitudes towards reading at school (microsystem); (ii) parental beliefs about…
Descriptors: Working Class, Males, Reading Attitudes, Literature Appreciation
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Snipes, Phyllis Robinson; Frilot, Holly – Knowledge Quest, 2019
In many locales--in many states--early conceptions of the school librarian's job have not evolved over the years even as the duties have expanded exponentially. The fact that in some districts outdated evaluation tools, such as Georgia's 1990 system, are still used to rate 21st-century school librarians is an obvious sign of the misconceptions…
Descriptors: School Districts, Instructional Effectiveness, Librarians, School Libraries
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Thomas, Katina L. – Reading Teacher, 2019
The early reading gap among diverse subgroups of students in schools has made teachers conscious of how students' culture affects their perceptions of reading and the literacy materials now being used in classrooms. The reported racial and gender gap among elementary literacy readers leaves African American boys on the fringes of literacy growth…
Descriptors: Males, African American Students, Culturally Relevant Education, Literacy Education
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Adelson, Jill L.; Cash, Kathleen M.; Pittard, Caroline M.; Sherretz, Christine E.; Pössel, Patrick; Blackburn, Allison D. – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2019
The Reading and Me Survey (R&MS) measures reading self-perceptions and enjoyment of reading of intermediate elementary students and parallels the Math & Me Survey (M&MS). We examined its psychometric properties through content validation, exploratory factor analysis (EFA), confirmatory factor analysis (CFA), and reliability and…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Literature Appreciation, Reading Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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