ERIC Number: EJ587340
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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The Role of Choice in Reader Engagement.
Schraw, Gregory; Flowerday, Terri; Reisetter, Marcy F.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v90 n4 p705-14 Dec 1998
Two experiments investigated the effect of choice on cognitive and affective engagement during reading. Both experiments compared college students who either selected what they read or were assigned the same story without being allowed to choose. Discusses results and the need for a more explicit theory of choice. (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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