ERIC Number: EJ578615
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Choosing to Read: Overcoming Reading Apathy.
Wright, Donna J.
Teaching and Change, v5 n3-4 p225-31 Spr-Sum 1998
Describes an intervention developed to help overcome reading apathy and motivate high school students to read. The intervention involved teaching students how to select books to read by practicing the creation of book previews in the computer lab. Evaluation of student surveys, book selections, and book reports indicated that learning to preview books enhanced students' motivation to read. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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