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Elementary Education

The College at Brockport: State University of New York

Reading attitudes

1999

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A Study Into The Effects Of A Reading Intramurals Program On Students' Attitudes Toward Reading, Michelle J. Goodwin Aug 1999

A Study Into The Effects Of A Reading Intramurals Program On Students' Attitudes Toward Reading, Michelle J. Goodwin

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine whether or not an after school Reading Intramurals program positively affected students' interest and attitude toward reading. The subjects of this study consisted of an experimental group of third and fourth grade students who participated in the Reading Intramurals program and a control group of third and fourth grade students who did not participate in the program.

The Elementary Reading Attitude Survey was used to determine the reading attitudes of the students in the experimental group and in the control group. An independent t test was first used to compare the mean ...