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 3077 downloads
  2. Interview 1
    1. Activity Maps 2810 downloads
    2. Series A: General Recreational Reading 3005 downloads
    3. Series B: Recreational Reading about Listed Activities 2991 downloads
    4. Series C: Recreational Reading Checklist 2717 downloads
    5. Series D: School Reading 2824 downloads
    6. Series E: School Reading Checklist 525 downloads
  3. Interview 2
    1. Series H: Motivations for School Reading (extended rubrics) 2737 downloads
  4. References
  5. Interview Forms 2887 downloads