Research Article
Examination of Correlation between Attitude towards Reading and Perception of Creative Reading

Ibrahim Halil Yurdakal


APA 6th edition
Yurdakal, I.H. (2019). Examination of Correlation between Attitude towards Reading and Perception of Creative Reading . European Journal of Educational Research, 8(2), 443-452. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.8.2.443

Harvard
Yurdakal I.H. 2019 'Examination of Correlation between Attitude towards Reading and Perception of Creative Reading ', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 443-452. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.12973/eu-jer.8.2.443

Chicago 16th edition
Yurdakal, Ibrahim Halil . "Examination of Correlation between Attitude towards Reading and Perception of Creative Reading ". (2019)European Journal of Educational Research 8, no. 2(2019): 443-452. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.8.2.443

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to examine the correlation between the attitude towards reading and the perception of creative reading. The sample group of the study, in which the correlational survey model among the qualitative research designs was conducted, consists of 319 students studying at fourth grade in primary schools. The scale for the perception of creative reading generated by Yurdakal and Susar Kirmizi and the scale for the attitude towards reading formed by Yurdakal and Susar Kirmizi were applied in collecting data for the research. Pearson Product-Moment Correlation Analysis and Simple and Multiple Linear Regression Analysis were implemented for the analysis of data in the study. When the data obtained from the analyses were examined, it was observed that there was a positive and high correlation between the attitude scale towards reading and its sub-dimensions. Likewise, a positive and high correlation was determined between the perception of creative reading scale and its sub-dimensions. As the attitude towards reading increases, the perception of creative reading decreases. This finding is similar for all the sub-dimensions in the scales. It was also comprehended that the attitude towards reading was a predictor of the perception of creative reading and that there were significant correlations between the perception of creative reading and the sub-dimensions of contributions, meaning, activities, and process of reading. Along with these variables, the attitude towards reading explains the perception of creative reading at a total level of 13%.

Keywords: Reading, creative reading perception, correlation, regression


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