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Wimmer, Jennifer J.; Draper, Roni Jo – Reading Psychology, 2019
Given that most preservice teachers have grown up in a technological world, it is commonly accepted that they will bring their new literacies knowledge and skills into their future classrooms. However, little is actually known about preservice teachers' perceptions of the place of new literacies in elementary schools. Therefore, the purpose of…
Descriptors: Value Judgment, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Educational Needs
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Zimmerman, Belinda S.; Rasinski, Timothy V.; Was, Christopher A.; Rawson, Katherine A.; Dunlosky, John; Kruse, Sharon D.; Nikbakht, Elham – Reading Psychology, 2019
This study investigated the efficacy of the Fluency Development Lesson (FDL) in improving reading achievement in primary grade struggling readers. 30 readers, enrolled in a summer reading clinic, participated in daily 40-min mini-reading lessons across 5 weeks. During the fluency lessons, readers practiced and developed their literacy skills…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Reading Difficulties, Reading Achievement, Elementary School Students
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List, Alexandra – Reading Psychology, 2019
In this study, integration, or students' connection formation across texts, was examined across two tasks: when undergraduates were asked to complete a writing assignment and a novel, diagram construction task. While the writing assignment asked students to compose an argument based on multiple texts, the diagram construction task asked students…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Reading Comprehension, Reader Text Relationship, Reader Response
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Ghavamnia, Maedeh – Reading Psychology, 2019
The purpose of this mixed-method investigation was to examine the effect of explicit instruction of cognitive strategies on the reading performance of Iranian graduate students and identify the cognitive strategies the participants used while reading a scientific article in English (L2). Prior to the study, the students completed a questionnaire…
Descriptors: Direct Instruction, Teaching Methods, Graduate Students, English (Second Language)
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Albashtawi, Abeer Hameed – Reading Psychology, 2019
This mixed-methods study examined the effectiveness of the Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach (CALLA) on the improvement of EFL students' academic reading achievement. Participants were 122 Jordanian EFL undergraduate students who were divided into two groups: experimental and control groups. Data were collected using academic reading…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Academic Language, Instructional Effectiveness
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Bray, Jeff – Reading Psychology, 2018
Results from this experimental study indicate that naïve theories of intelligence do not play a significant role in the formation of students' judgments of learning (JOL) or students' study choices when reading text that is difficult to process. Students' JOL tended to be fairly accurate indicators of performance on a comprehension assessment, but…
Descriptors: Reading Processes, Difficulty Level, Intelligence, Reading Materials
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Putro, Nur Hidayanto Pancoro Setyo; Lee, Jihyun – Reading Psychology, 2018
This study examined typologies of young adults as readers in the digital age (N = 993). Latent profile analysis (LPA) results showed that across different modes (printed, online, and social media) and purposes (academic and recreational) of reading, four distinctive reader groups emerged: low-interest readers, traditional readers, moderate…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Electronic Publishing, Reading Habits, Reading Interests
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Alireza, Askari; Karimnia, Amin – Reading Psychology, 2018
Concentrating on second language reading motivation as an important construct with different constituents, this study sought to investigate the factors that majorly motivated medical students to read in English, and to find the orientation of the students in terms of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. The data were collected from a sample of 131…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Students, Second Language Learning, Reading Motivation
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Thomas, Matt; Yao, Yuankun; Wright, Katherine Landau; Kreiner, David – Reading Psychology, 2018
There is a need to promote growth past basic reading proficiency toward the more substantial idea of reading maturity. The reading maturity construct has a history of being valued, at least in principle. However, it is a complex construct, and this makes its measurement challenging. The present research study addressed aspects of this challenge by…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Test Validity, Psychometrics, Reading Interests
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Ghahari, Shima; Basanjideh, Mahin – Reading Psychology, 2017
With the advent of learner-centered approaches to language learning and life skills education paradigm in psychology, language classrooms are conceived a fitting educational setting for life skills intervention. This study investigated reading strategies awareness, as a legacy of humanistic psychology and learner-centered movement, of language…
Descriptors: Psycholinguistics, Reading Comprehension, Reading Strategies, Reading Tests
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McCreary, John J.; Marchant, Gregory J. – Reading Psychology, 2017
The relationship between reading and empathy was explored. Controlling for GPA and gender, reading variables were hypothesized as related to empathy; the relationship was expected to differ for males and females. For the complete sample, affective components were related to GPA but not reading. Perspective taking was related to reading…
Descriptors: Correlation, Empathy, Grade Point Average, Gender Differences
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Scales, Roya Qualls; Wolsey, Thomas DeVere; Young, Janet; Smetana, Linda; Grisham, Dana L.; Lenski, Susan; Dobler, Elizabeth; Yoder, Karen Kreider; Chambers, Sandra A. – Reading Psychology, 2017
This longitudinal study, framed by activity theory, examines what seven novice teachers' talk and actions reveal about their literacy teaching practices then delves into mediating influences of the teaching context. Utilizing collective, multi-case methods, data sources included interviews, observations, and artifacts. Findings indicate novices…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Longitudinal Studies, Beginning Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Huang, SuHua – Reading Psychology, 2017
The purpose of this mixed method study was to investigate the reading practices of pre-service teachers in the United States. A total of 395 (38 male and 357 female) pre-service teachers completed a self-reported survey. In addition, 45 (10 males and 35 females) of the 395 voluntarily agreed to participate in interviews and classroom observations.…
Descriptors: Reading Habits, Preservice Teachers, Mixed Methods Research, Student Surveys
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Dollinger, Stephen J. – Reading Psychology, 2016
On empirical and theoretical grounds, it is proposed that the enjoyment of reading, and particular reading interests, relate to people's individuality. This research used photo essays about the self as the method for operationalizing individuality--that is, self-construals that are unlike others (i.e. are uniquely self-reflective,…
Descriptors: Reading Interests, College Students, Questionnaires, Essays
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Helfrich, Sara R.; Clark, Sarah K. – Reading Psychology, 2016
This study investigated differences in self-efficacy to teach literacy between two groups of pre-service teachers. The authors hypothesized that pre-service teachers enrolled in one program focusing on fewer grade levels (K-3) and requiring more literacy-focused courses would have higher self-efficacy than pre-service teachers enrolled in another…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Literacy Education
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