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 Korean Journal of Child Studies 1994;15(1): 173-185.
 아동의 읽기에 대한 인식 김영실, 심성경 Children's Perception of Reading Young Sil Kim,Sung Kyoung Sim Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate childrens perception of reading. The researchers interviewed 120 children aged 5 to 7 (40 for each age group) by using a specially designed interview format. The study of Johns (1973) was referred to as a guide in preparing the format. Responses of the children were classified in accordance with criteria worked out on the basis of the researchers previous studies and analyzed in terms of frequencies and percentiles by age group. χ² test was used to analyze the data. The findings of the study were: (1) The younger the children, the higher the rate of showing no response or of responding only to concrete incidents or things. Older children in general showed higher responses relevant to reading comprehension than younger ones. (2) Older children were more inclined than younger ones to regard the process of reading as a skill-oriented, teacher-based process. (3) Children in these age groups showed little perception of readings objectives of comprehension and communication.
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