Children's Motivation for Reading: Domain Specificity and Instructional Influences

  title={Children's Motivation for Reading: Domain Specificity and Instructional Influences},
  author={Allan Wigfield and J. Guthrie and S. Tonks and Kathleen C. Perencevich},
  journal={The Journal of Educational Research},
  pages={299 - 310}
  • Allan Wigfield, J. Guthrie, +1 author Kathleen C. Perencevich
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Educational Research
  • The authors discuss the nature and domain specificity of reading motivation and present initial results that examined how 2 reading instructional programs, Concept Oriented Reading Instruction (CORI) and multiple Strategy Instruction (SI), influenced 3rd-grade children's intrinsic motivation to read and reading self-efficacy. Each reading program occurred during the fall of the school year and lasted 12 weeks. Approximately 150 3rd-grade children participated in CORI; 200 3rd-grade children… CONTINUE READING
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