Reading Motivation supports pre-service and in-service educators in conducting systematic case studies of children's motivation to read in specific contexts. Readers are guided step-by-step through the process of conducting a case study of reading motivation from which they may better support their students' developing motivation to read.
About the Author
Joy Dangora Erickson, PhD, is an assistant professor of education at Endicott College where she teaches courses in early childhood education, literacy and language development, and culturally responsive pedagogy. Joy's primary research interests include early childhood reading motivation and early childhood education for citizenship; her research has been featured in a variety of journals including The Reading Teacher, Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, Teachers College Record, Reading & Writing Quarterly: Overcoming Learning Difficulties, Democracy & Education, and The Journal of Early Childhood Literacy.