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Kazelskis, Richard; Thames, Dana; Reeves, Carolyn; Flynn, Rachael; Taylor, Lorie; Beard, Leigh Ann; Turnbo, Dixie – Professional Educator, 2005
The reliability and stability of Elementary Reading Attitude Survey (ERAS) scores were examined for the recreational and academic subscales and for the total scale. The responses of 718 students in fourth, fifth, and sixth grades were included in the analyses. A seven-day interval between testings was used. The recreational and academic subscale…
Descriptors: Reading Attitudes, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Reeves, Carolyn; Thames, Dana; Kazelskis, Richard; Smith, Patti; Hayes, Thea; Chang, Yu-Hsing – Professional Educator, 2003
The study examined the internal consistency and test-retest reliability of the Student Literacy Attitude Inventory (SLAI) scores. A total of 367 students in grades four, five, and six responded to the SLAI. The data were analyzed by gender, ethnicity, and grade level for each of the SLAI subareas (Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing, and…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Speech Communication, Test Reliability, Attitude Measures
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McMahon, Rebecca; Reeves, Carolyn – Professional Educator, 1999
Examined the effects of reading children's literature about diversity and participating in related interactive activities on student teachers' opinions about multiculturalism. Intervention and control-group students heard lectures on multiculturalism. The intervention group also participated in interactive children's literature activities.…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Awareness