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ERIC Number: EJ1220248
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1925-0746
Investigation of the 4th Grade Primary School Students' Attitudes towards Reading in the Scope of Different Variables
Yurdakal, Ibrahim Halil
World Journal of Education, v9 n3 p46-52 2019
In this study, it is aimed to examine the attitudes of fourth grade primary school students towards reading in terms of different variables. In this context, the attitudes of students' reading attitudes were examined according to gender, age, read books regulary and number of books read in a month. The research was prepared in accordance with the relational survey model from the quantitative patterns. The sample of the study consists of 217 primary school fourth grade students. The data of the study were collected with reading attitude scale prepared by Yurdakal and Susar (2018). Cronbach's Alpha value of the scale is 0.853 and the scale is composed of 4 dimensions and 28 questions. Kruskal Wallis H and Mann Whitney U tests were used to analyze the data. When the results of the research are examined, the attitudes of the students towards reading do not differ according to gender. Students' attitudes towards reading varies significantly according to age variable and this significance is in favor of 9-10 years. The students' attitudes towards reading differ with students who do not regularly read books and this is in favor of students who do not read a regular book. The attitudes of students towards reading do not differ according to the number of books read monthly.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 4; Intermediate Grades
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey