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ERIC Number: ED146578
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Pages: 151
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The Effects of a Supplementary Program Designed to Enhance Self-Concept and Need Achievement on Reading Achievement.
White, Hazel Lee
Sixty-eight fifth and sixth graders participated in a study of the relationship between self-concept, need achievement, and reading achievement and of the effects of a supplementary program designed to enhance self-concept and need achievement. The California Reading Test, the Piers-Harris Children's Self-Concept Scale, the Socio-Cultural Experience Checklist, and the N Achievement Checklist were administered. The students were divided into two groups: the experimental group was taught through the school's adopted reading program and a supplementary program designed to enhance self-concept and need achievement; the control group was exposed only to the school's adopted reading program. Multiple regression analyses indicated that, as measured in this study, need achievement, but not self concept, was a useful predictor of reading achievement. The supplementary program was not shown to be useful in improving reading achievement. (Author/AA)
University Microfilms, P.O. Box 1764, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106 (Order No. 77-6271, MF $7.50, Xerography $15.00)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses
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Note: Ph.D. Dissertation, Southern Illinois University