The effect supported independent reading has on motivation, engagement, and achievement in sixth grade striving readers
The research question addressed in this project was, how can supported independent reading increase motivation, engagement and achievement in sixth grade striving readers? The capstone details supported independent reading and how beneficial it can be in impacting students' motivation, engagement and achievement in their reading achievement. The study integrated teacher support, student choice, conferencing, feedback, and collaboration. After finding related research, the author studied the reading motivation, engagement and achievement of sixth grade striving readers for four months. Although there were limitations and areas to improve in future studies, results showed increase in reading motivation and achievement in most of the students in the study.
Burnson, Jill D., "The effect supported independent reading has on motivation, engagement, and achievement in sixth grade striving readers" (2013). School of Education and Leadership Student Capstone Theses and Dissertations. 2525.