Student Perceptions of Reading Engagement: Learning From the Learners

  title={Student Perceptions of Reading Engagement: Learning From the Learners},
  author={Susanna W. Pflaum and P. Bishop},
  journal={Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy},
  • Susanna W. Pflaum, P. Bishop
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy
  • This article presents the results of qualitative research into how middle school students experience school reading. Students from grades 4 through 8 from four different schools were asked individually to draw and then to talk about specific times of their choice when they were and were not engaged in learning. The combined method of drawing and talk encouraged deep reflection on the part of the students. The results indicated why students generally found silent, independent reading to be… CONTINUE READING
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