Print Exposure and Performance on the Exit Level Science Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills: A Correlational Study of Secondary Students

Print Exposure and Performance on the Exit Level Science Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills: A Correlational Study of Secondary Students

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The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship between the pleasure reading habits and the science achievement of secondary students. The goal of this quantitative and non-experimental study was to examine the relationship between students' pleasure reading habits and their 11th-grade science Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills scores. Pleasure reading habits were measured via relative levels of exposure to print, using the Title Recognition Test and Author Recognition Test, considered valid and reliable measurements of relative exposure to print. Science achievement was measured through the spring 2007 science Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills. The sample population included 454 students enrolled in one large suburban high school in north Texas. Data analysis results revealed statistically significant correlations between exposure to print and science achievement.The TAKS results are reported as two-digit raw scores and four-digit scaled scores. Scaled scores will be used for ... Participants place check marks next to all of the entries they know to be authentic titles or authors. Untruthful responses on theanbsp;...


Title:Print Exposure and Performance on the Exit Level Science Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills: A Correlational Study of Secondary Students
Author: Michael Everett Radloff
Publisher:ProQuest - 2008
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