Research

Literacy in Adolescence

Durik, A. M., Vida, M., & Eccles, J. S.  (2006)  Task values and ability beliefs as predictors of high school literacy choices: A developmental analysis.  Journal of Educational Psychology, 98(2), 382-393.

Holt, J.K., & Smith, M C. (2005). Literacy development among different ethnic groups: The role of socioeconomic and cultural factors. Reading Research & Instruction, 44(3), 1-21.

Shumow, L, Schmidt, J., Kackar, H. (2008). Reading in class and out: An Experience Sampling Method study. Middle Grades Research Journal, 3(3), 97-120.

Smith, M C. (1990). A longitudinal investigation of reading attitude development from childhood to adulthood. Journal of Educational Research, 83, 215-219.

Smith, M C. (1993). Changes in reading ability and attitude from childhood to adulthood: A longitudinal investigation. In S. R. Yussen & MC. Smith (Eds.), Reading across the life span (pp. 273-291).  New York: Springer-Verlag.

Smith, M C., & Locke, S.G. (1999). Differences in literacy practices and educational and occupational goals of GED students and GED recipients in a community college. Research and Teaching in Developmental Education, 16, 49-55.

Yussen, S.R., & Smith, M C. (Eds.). (1993). Reading across the life span. New York:  Springer-Verlag.