publication . Article . 2005

Reading motivation in elementary school students

Sonja Pečjak; Nataša Bucik;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2005 Journal: Psihološka Obzorja, volume 13, issue 4, pages 33-54 (issn: 2350-5141, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Slovenian Psychologists' Association
Reading motivation is one of the crucial factors of reading and consequently also learning efficiency of students. The purpose of the contribution is to establish the connection between dimensions of reading motivation and reading achievement in elementary school students. Participating in the study were 1073 third-grade and 1282 seventh-grade students. We used the questionnaire of reading motivation which consists of two factors: the reading competence factor and the interest and perceived reading importance factor. The findings of the study are the following: third-graders are more competent and more interested in reading compared to seventh-graders. The same ...
free text keywords: reading motivation, students, age differences, human sex differences, reading achievement, lcsh:Psychology, lcsh:BF1-990
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