publication . Doctoral thesis . 1988

Reading acquisition and self-concept

Taube, Karin;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1988
  • Publisher: Umeå universitet, Institutionen för psykologi
  • Country: Sweden
The main purpose of the present dissertation was to dismember and reconstruct some aspects of the complex relationship between literacy development and self-concept. Two main principles were included in the general design of the longitudinal investigation. The first principle involved an increasing level of specificity in three steps where the starting point was an overall picture of 700 pupils' reading acquisition and self-concept. The second step was a more detailed analysis with the focus upon 80 pupils. The third step finally entailed intense case-oriented analyses of a few students. The second principle required both a description of the situation for pupil...
free text keywords: reading acquisition, self-concept, reading disabilities, underachievement, LISREL-analyses, Pedagogy, Pedagogik, Psychology, Psykologi
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