Effect of Interaction on Adolecents Reading MotivationDownload PDF
Adolescents working individually are more likely to acquire misconception and limited knowledge on a subject than adolescents in open interaction. Based on the above the study investigated the effects of interaction on adolescents reading motivation in Ethiope-east local government area of delta state. Three research questions were formulated for the study and item mean scores was used in answering the research questions and any item that scored above 2.5 was considered accepted. The three null hypotheses was tested using t- test at a significant level of 0.05. the designed was a quasi experimental. The population of the study consist of senior secondary school in Ethiope east LGA, there are three thousand five hundred and sixty two (3562) students in the area. Sixty sample of senior secondary school student were selected from two school using simple random sampling techniques, thirty males and thirty females. They were splicted into two groups known as the experimental group and control groups with each group having thirty each. A questionnaire titled Effects of Interaction on Adolescents’ Reading Motivation (ELARM). Was administered at the end of the eight week to the experimental and control groups. Based on the findings, it revealed that interaction has great effect on adolescent reading motivation. Recommendation were made that student should be encouraged to exchange ideas with their fellow students as no man is self made or island of its own.
Keywords: Adolescents reading motivation, Quasi experimental etc.