Abstract—The objective of the study is to explore the association between junior high school students' extracurricular reading attitude and their learning-associated well-being. The study subjects were students at public junior high schools in Changhua County. Stratified random cluster sampling was adopted to sample 45 classes of 15 schools be the questionnaire survey subjects.
Statistical software SPSS 20.0 was used to analyze the collected data. The following conclusions were drawn. Junior high school students in Changhua County showed a more active attitude on the reading preference aspect of extracurricular reading attitude.
Junior high school students in Changhua County showed better learning-associated well-being in terms of positive affection and physical and mental health.
Female students studying at schools in town that schedule morning reading at least three times a week, and having language contest participating experience showed a more active reading attitude.
Index Terms—Junior high school students, extra-curricular reading materials, reading attitude, learning-associated well-being.
The authors are with the Department of Industrial Education and Technology, National Changhua University of Education, Changhua, Taiwan (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com).
Cite: Chin-Chang Wu, Ming-Shang Su, Ta-Chun Chang, and Chin-Wen Liao, "A Study on the Relation between Junior High School Students' Extracurricular Reading Attitude and Learning-Associated Well-Being," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 6, no. 10, pp. 765-771, 2016.