ERIC Number: EJ587498
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
How Motivation Fits Into a Science of Reading.
Guthrie, John T.; Wigfield, Allan
Scientific Studies of Reading, v3 n3 p199-205 1999
Considers how a person unaware of the text and choosing not to make meaning from it obtains little comprehension. Examines a motivational-cognitive model of reading that contributes to text comprehension. Notes that the motivational process is divided into five parts: (1) Task Mastery Goals; (2) Intrinsic Motivation; (3) Self-Efficacy; (4) Personal Interest; and (5) Transactional Beliefs. Introduces this special issue. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: How Motivation Fits Into a Science of Reading. Journal availability: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc, 10 Industrial Ave., Mahwah, NJ 07430.