The REAL Interview Study- Spring 2008

The Identification, Prediction, and Intervention in Adolescent Reading Project began with two large-scale interviews of 260 seventh grade students. The links below include descriptions of the key findings from each of the interview studies. The overview provides the goals, theoretical background, and descriptive characteristics of each interview. Interview 1 included an activity mapping exercise in which students talked about their favorite activities, followed by five subsections concerned with recreational and school reading frequency and motivations. Interview 2 focused specifically on reading for school. Further details on the adolescent interview studies can be found by clicking on the links.

  1. Overview 3352 downloads
  2. Interview 1
    1. Activity Maps 3072 downloads
    2. Series A: General Recreational Reading 3321 downloads
    3. Series B: Recreational Reading about Listed Activities 3296 downloads
    4. Series C: Recreational Reading Checklist 3033 downloads
    5. Series D: School Reading 3120 downloads
    6. Series E: School Reading Checklist 525 downloads
  3. Interview 2
    1. Series H: Motivations for School Reading (extended rubrics) 3056 downloads
  4. References
  5. Interview Forms 3171 downloads