Rebecca Shankland Ph.D.

There are 5 included publications by Rebecca Shankland Ph.D.:

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An Exploratory Study of Reading in Urban and Suburban Middle Schools: Implications for At-Risk and Special Education Learners 2009 356 Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education, school achievement remains segregated by both race and class. Despite an emphasis on reading achievement as required by No Child Left Behind, many students have serious literacy needs, even into the midd...
The Learning-to-Learn Strategies of Adolescent Students With Disabilities 2009 413 This study focuses on an examination of the learning-to-learn strategies of seventh-grade students as they highlight, takenotes, plan, organize, and write expository texts. Participants consist of 125 students, 41 with disabilities and 84 withoutdisa...
Motivation Research in Writing: Theoretical and Empirical Considerations 2012 2282 This article reviews research on motivation in the academic domain of writing situated within a social cognitive perspective. First we summarize major findings related to 4 theorized components of human motivation—self-efficacy beliefs or perceive...
Relationships between writing motivation, writing activity, and writing performance: effects of grade, sex, and ability 2013 1401 A convenience sample of 618 children and adolescents in grades 4 through 10, excluding grade 8, were asked to complete a writing motivation and activity scale and to provide a timed narrative writing sample to permit an examination of the relationshi...
Writing Into the 21st Century: An Overview of Research on Writing, 1999 to 2004 2006 977 This study charts the terrain of research on writing during the 6-year period from 1999 to 2004, asking “What are current trends and foci in research on writing?” In examining a cross-section of writing research, the authors focus on four issues: (a)...