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Psychometric properties and factor structure of an L2 reading motivation questionnaire.
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PMID:  24704649     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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The purpose of this study is to investigate the psychometric properties and factor structure of a popular second language reading motivation questionnaires developed by Mori (2002). 550 first year high school students in Korea answered the 30-item questionnaire which consists of statements indicating different degrees of English reading motivation. Exploratory factor analysis was conducted with principal axis factoring and promax rotation, which yielded a four-factor solution. The factors included 'Intercultural and Intellectual Orientation', 'Reading Efficacy', 'Intrinsic Motivation', and 'Negative Attitudes'. The results supported the multidimensionality of the construct of L2 reading motivation, but could not replicate the nine factor structure which was originally proposed by Mori. The implications for further research on L2 reading motivation and development of a more valid L2 reading scale are discussed.
Authors:
Hee-Jung Kim; Sunhee Choi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-4-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  Technology and health care : official journal of the European Society for Engineering and Medicine     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1878-7401     ISO Abbreviation:  Technol Health Care     Publication Date:  2014 Apr 
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Created Date:  2014-4-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9314590     Medline TA:  Technol Health Care     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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