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ERIC Number: EJ659053
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
What Motivates Students To Read? Four Literacy Personalities.
Cole, Jill E.
Reading Teacher, v56 n4 p326-36 Dec-Jan 2002-2003
Examines what motivates students to read by looking at four literacy personalities. Explores readers' beliefs, readers' reasons and purposes, and readers' affective reactions. Proposes that self-efficacy is important at the beginning of a literacy event. Provides some practical ideas for classroom teachers to discover students' literacy personalities. (PM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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