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ERIC Number: ED130238
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Pages: 124
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An Investigation of the Effects of Teacher-Student Conferences on the Reading Achievement, Attitude toward Reading and Amount of Reading by Elementary Children.
Blackwelder, Evelyn McWhorter
The effect of individual teacher-student conferences on reading achievement, attitude toward reading, and amount of reading was investigated in separate samples of third and fourth graders, none of whom had previously had such teacher-student conferences. Results indicated significant differences between experimental and control groups at the fourth- but not the third-grade level for reading achievement and number of books read, and at both third- and fourth-grade levels for attitude toward reading. There were no significant sex differences in reading achievement at either grade level, but girls had a better attitude toward reading and reported a higher number of books read in the third grade. (Author/AA)
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses
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Note: Ph.D. Dissertation, University of South Carolina