TITLE

STUDENTS' AFFECTIVE ENGAGEMENT IN LITERACY TASKS: OBSERVATIONS OF AND INTERVIEWS WITH SIXTH-GRADE STUDENTS

AUTHOR(S)
Parsons, Seth A.; Malloy, Jacquelynn A.; Parsons, Allison Ward; Burrowbridge, Sarah Cohen
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
College Reading Association Yearbook;2011, Vol. 34, p137
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Engagement is an important consideration for students' literacy learning. However, engagement in literacy tasks has received limited attention in the research literature. This study investigated students' affective engagement across various literacy tasks. The researchers conducted classroom observations and student interviews to document students' affective engagement in literacy activities. Data analysis revealed that students were affectively engaged in tasks where they acquired new information and when the activities were perceived to be fun.
ACCESSION #
108934741

 

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