publication . Article . 2013

Improving Reading and Interpretation in Seventh Grade: A Comparative Study of the Effects of Two Different Models for Reading Instruction

Michael Tengberg; Christina Olin-Scheller;
Open Access English
  • Published: 06 Dec 2013
  • Publisher: Karlstads universitet, Institutionen för pedagogiska studier (from 2013)
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
This article investigates the potential for developing advanced reading and interpretative skills in Swedish secondary school. Over six weeks, four separate study groups in seventh grade participated in an intervention study. The purpose was to gather more knowledge about how different teaching strategies affect students’ development of advanced reading skills. Data were collected from written assignments and an experiential questionnaire. The study attempts to provide empirical corroboration of previously theoretically founded propositions. The findings indicate that the choice of teaching strategy plays a significant role in students’ learning. However, in ord...
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free text keywords: reading instruction; intervention study; interpretation; comprehension strategies; dialogue, Didactics, Didaktik, Normative, Study groups, Teaching method, Reading skills, Citation, Mathematics education, Pedagogy, Comprehension, Reading comprehension, Experiential learning, Psychology
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publication . Article . 2013

Improving Reading and Interpretation in Seventh Grade: A Comparative Study of the Effects of Two Different Models for Reading Instruction

Michael Tengberg; Christina Olin-Scheller;