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 John T. Guthrie and Stephen M. Tonks and Kathleen C. Perencevich},
  journal={The Journal of Educational Research},
  pages={299 - 310}
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… 

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