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Reichenberg, Monica; Andreassen, Rune – Reading Psychology, 2018
The present study compares how Swedish (n = 340) and Norwegian (n = 236) teachers' human capital and social capital support reading habits as an aspect of professional development. The overall aim was to describe how teachers' human and social capital support their professional development as measured by the aspect of reading habits during leisure…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Faculty Development, Human Capital
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Stang Lund, Elisabeth; Bråten, Ivar; Brante, Eva W.; Strømsø, Helge I. – Reading Psychology, 2017
This study investigated whether memory for conflicting information predicted mental representation of source-content links (i.e., who said what) in a sample of 86 Norwegian adolescent readers. Participants read four texts presenting conflicting claims about sun exposure and health. With differences in gender, prior knowledge, and interest…
Descriptors: Memory, Expository Writing, Reading Processes, Foreign Countries
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Bråten, Ivar; Braasch, Jason L. G.; Strømsø, Helge I.; Ferguson, Leila E. – Reading Psychology, 2015
Students read six documents that varied in terms of their perspectives on a scientific issue and the trustworthiness of the source features. After reading, students wrote essays, rank-ordered the documents according to perceived trustworthiness, and provided reasons for their rank-order decisions. Students put the most trust in a textbook and a…
Descriptors: Credibility, Evidence, Conflict, Undergraduate Students
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Solheim, Oddny Judith – Reading Psychology, 2011
It has been hypothesized that students with low self-efficacy will struggle with complex reading tasks in assessment situations. In this study we examined whether perceived reading self-efficacy and reading task value uniquely predicted reading comprehension scores in two different item formats in a sample of fifth-grade students. Results showed…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Listening Comprehension, Self Efficacy, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Braten, Ivar; Stromso, Helge I. – Reading Psychology, 2006
We examined whether the text understanding of students holding naive and sophisticated epistemological beliefs was differentially affected by text format, also controlling for effects of gender, word decoding, and prior knowledge on understanding. The participants were 39 Norwegian first-year teacher students, and the topic of reading was…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Epistemology, Foreign Countries, Attention Deficit Disorders