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Locher, Franziska Maria; Becker, Sarah; Schiefer, Irene; Pfost, Maximilian – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2021
Reading self-concept is an important predictor of reading comprehension and vice versa. However, the mechanisms that are at work in this relation have yet to be identified. In line with the self-enhancement approach, we propose that in the reading domain, amount of reading, book choice (text difficulty and book length), and intrinsic reading…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Self Concept, Correlation, Predictor Variables
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Adeyemi, Ismail Olatunji – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2021
The recent pandemic disease, COVID-19, brought about a measure that involves every individual staying at home in Nigeria. This had various effects on different activities and habits of an average Nigerian. This study examined the influence of COVID-19 lockdown on reading habit of Nigerians using Lagos State inhabitants as case study. Descriptive…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Reading Habits, Reading Motivation
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Simsek, Nil Didem; Yildiz, Cemal – Education Quarterly Reviews, 2021
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of text comprehension activities based on the standards of textuality on reading skill, reading comprehension, and reading habit. To reach necessary competence in skill areas in a proper process, the child needs to be provided with sufficient activities starting from early ages. It is evident…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Turkish, Reading Skills, Reading Habits
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Bamise, O. F.; Akande, S. O. – African Educational Research Journal, 2021
The research evaluated among secondary school students the time spent in reading and the reading materials preferred. The purpose for which they read was also identified. A cross-sectional survey design was adopted which focused on public secondary schools of Osun State, Southwest, Nigeria. A multistage random sampling technique was used to select…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Reading Habits, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Bana, Arny – Journal of English Teaching, 2020
The internet ubiquity in education has flooded the teaching and learning process with digital tools and drastically changed many aspects of academic life, including students' reading habits. This study aimed at exploring students' perceptions of using the internet to develop reading habits. The study employed the qualitative descriptive method…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Internet, College Students
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Jarman, Ruth; Alexander, Joy – School Science Review, 2020
Surprisingly little has been written in school-related science education literature about reading for pleasure. This article reports the findings of a survey exploring free-choice science book reading habits of children and young teens. In the survey, over 300 children aged 8--14 completed a written questionnaire. The results showed that most did…
Descriptors: Recreational Reading, Science Materials, Reading Materials, Children
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Turner, Kristen Hawley; Hicks, Troy; Zucker, Lauren – Reading Research Quarterly, 2020
Since the emergence of the World Wide Web and e-reading devices in the late 1990s and early 2000s, reading research has focused on issues of website credibility, search and navigation strategies, and the ability to comprehend text on-screen as compared with in print. What has been missing, however, are data about the specific texts that…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Electronic Publishing, Reading Habits, Student Attitudes
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Candler, Catherine; Grajo, Lenin C. – Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 2020
An occupational perspective on reading requires an understanding of how individuals engage in terms of reading media selected, level of motivation, amount of time spent in reading, and where and who reading occurs with. These factors are assessed by the "Inventory of Reading Occupations-Pediatric" (IRO-Pedi), a tool created to measure…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Reading Materials, Reading Motivation, Reading Habits
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Baba, Jamiah; Affendi, Faiza Rostam – Asian Journal of University Education, 2020
Ability to read is crucial as reading affects intellectual and emotional growth of an individual. Those who read well have more chances in widening their mental horizons and better opportunities of success. Hence, this paper is an attempt to understand the reading habits and attitudes of the students in the Faculty of Education in Universiti…
Descriptors: Reading Habits, Reading Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Zhu, Jingyi – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2020
Hauptman (2000) proposed a modern view about the easy/difficult nature of second language (L2) reading, proposing five factors: background knowledge, signaling, language, discourse, and length. Little research, however, has explored the hypotheses empirically. To fill this gap, this qualitative case study investigates: 1) What are the factors…
Descriptors: Difficulty Level, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Literary Genres
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Mikami, Yuka – Reading in a Foreign Language, 2020
This study applied a qualitative approach and investigated the processes of motivational change through goal setting in extensive reading (ER). The one-year ER program integrating goal setting was introduced in a Japanese university. Interviews were conducted with four selected participants from among 23 students. The results revealed different…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Reading Motivation, Self Efficacy, Reading Programs
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Marks, Nadia – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2020
As in other academic libraries, LSE (London School of Economics and Political Science) Library does not meet student expectations for access to core readings despite increasing provision. We used user experience research to gather evidence of student experience, behaviours, and preferences for taught course content with the aim of making…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Student Experience, Student Behavior
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Parodi, Giovanni; Moreno-de León, Tomás; Julio, Cristóbal; Burdiles, Gina – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2019
It has always been in the public interest to know the reading habits of readers of various ages and levels of schooling, as well as their opinions with regard to the consumption of reading materials. Lately, researchers have given increased attention to digital texts. Although progress on these topics has been made as reported in published…
Descriptors: Reading Habits, College Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Iftanti, Erna; Madayani, Nany Soengkono – Dinamika Ilmu, 2019
In response to character education stated in Indonesian Curriculum 2013, to build characters for students of early ages is significant. This can be built through establishing reading habits and building character education to young learners living in urban and suburban areas simultaneously. However, there is lack attention paid to those living in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values Education, English Instruction, Reading Habits
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Broemmel, Amy D.; Evans, Katherine R.; Lester, Jessica N.; Rigell, Amanda; Lochmiller, Chad R. – Reading Horizons, 2019
Over the past four decades, a number of researchers have attempted to describe the reading habits of teachers. Some have investigated the impact of reading habits generally, while most have focused on some kind of loosely defined "professional reading." In relationship to this body of literature, the purpose of our descriptive survey…
Descriptors: Reading Habits, School Districts, Teacher Attitudes, Faculty Development
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