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Rupley, William H.; And Others – Reading Psychology, 1982
Argues that an understanding of human motivation is an essential component of effective reading instruction. Proposes that teachers use a balance of intrinsic and extrinsic means of motivation to increase student involvement and learning. (FL)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Motivation Techniques, Reading Attitudes
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Anderson, Betty – Reading Psychology, 1982
Encourages the use of television to promote reading and describes four types of television-reading programs. Provides evidence to support this practice and offers a list of resources. (FL)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Activities, Motivation Techniques, Reading Instruction
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Dermott, R. Allan; And Others – Reading Psychology, 1979
Describes a week-long library skills unit for disadvantaged high school students, noting that much of the success of the program rests in the use of a library usage game--in which students are pitted against the staff--at the end of the unit. Describes the game in detail. (GT)
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Games, Library Services, Library Skills