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    • 10 discusses specific strategies to be used to make reading a habit (Duncan, 2010). She suggests that by motivating students to read and develop a reading habit, teachers can have a positive effect on their lives and create lifelong learners. The...
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    • 12 higher motivation levels, compared to students of teachers who were less supportive, but the effect was very small. The researcher also noted the following: Claims about the motivation-enhancing effects of the interactive whiteboard are not...
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    • 13 react to the world around them. They then turn to media to form opinions and to make sense of their world, seeking the information media provides about their social environment. Ball-Rokeach and DeFleur (1976) suggest that “people’s social...
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    • 15 (Conner & Norman, 1995). Completion of an activity may be enough for some students to feel success, while others may need to be proficient in order to enjoy that success. This confirms the importance of teachers giving positive feedback and...
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    • 17 Motivating Reluctant Readers Finding the “magic potion” to motivate engagement in a young reader is important. “Learning requires active student engagement in classroom activities and interaction—engaged students are motivated for literacy...
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    • 18 measured as the ability to understand narrative and expository text, shown in a national sample of students (Campbell, Voelkl, & Donahue, 1997). At all three ages studied (9,13, and 17 years), the more highly engaged readers showed higher...
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    • 24 Book Clubs An effective activity geared at motivating aliterate and apathetical readers is participation in a learning club, specifically book clubs (sometimes referred to as literature circles). Guthrie and Anderson suggest, “In our (reading)...
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    • 25 personal and focused than general classroom whole-group instruction, or even differentiated small-group instruction during the regular classroom hours. Rich book-centered discussions can be brilliant motivators for readers. These discussions...
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    • 28 Educators have a huge effect on student motivation. Enthusiasm can help undo years and years of self-perceived failure. Demos and Foshay have reflected on the importance of the teacher’s role in modeling reading enthusiasm. Since disengagement...
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    • 3 U.S. TV SHOW’ INFLUENCE IN CHINA which had exclusive rights to Black Sails, Dracula, and the Walking Dead. Sohu had SNL, Shameless, The Big Bang Theory and Mod City to compete with other video websites. As of 2012, Sohu, which is one of the most...
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    • 3 • What effects do positive reading experiences have on unmotivated and apathetical readers who are currently scoring at or near benchmark levels on reading assessments? • Can participating in positive reading interventions and learning...
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    • 31 Appendix A Your child is being asked to participate in the research study, “Motivating at-risk teens to set post-secondary goals.” Researchers are required to provide a consent form to inform you about the study, to convey that your consent and...
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    • 34 Participants and Setting Those who were impacted by the creation of this project were elementary teachers and students at Eagle Elementary School. A specific emphasis was placed toward third-grade, fourth-grade, and fifth-grade teachers, as well...
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    • 35 and aliterate (students who can read, but choose not to) readers. A complete log of events was kept to record activities related to the creative project. All materials have been properly compiled and organized for review as part of this study,...
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    • 36 sites? Here again, important factors for practical use is evident ranging from potential for impact, the type of project suited to the audience and match of skill with the project. The male participants tended to chose sites where they felt that...
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    • 50 Important Findings The first findings that need to be discussed were those discovered at the parent training, for which there is no specific data, but rather feedback from parents given to the researcher. It was surprising to note that attending...
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    • 55 Chapter 6 - Reflection As I reflected on this project, I was both excited and relieved about its implications. The idea for this project stemmed from an experience I was having with my own second grade daughter (who was also my student at the...
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    • 59 Design While other book clubs have been formed and based on the premise of drawing on intrinsic reading motivation rather than relying on the reward of trinkets, candy, or similar prizes, this creative project had some unique characteristics...
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    • 66 Research topic 2. What images are most commonly associated with Austria? One focus of this study was to determine what destination images are commonly associated with Austria. When the participants were asked this question it was found that most...
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    • 67 Book Club Attendance Data Book club attendance data was a strong indicator of student commitment to this project. With the exception of one student (S7), the participants were very diligent and conscientious with meeting attendance. Due to a...

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