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Study of Literature Education 1970

The Study of Literature Education is a part of the Six Subject Survey 1970. The major objective of the study was to assess the influence of schools and teachers of literature on the achievements of their students. The test included measures of the literary response to specific literary texts and literary comprehension. Attitudes towards and interests in literature were also investigated. The data were collected in 1970–1971.

Target Population

This was 14-year-old students and students in the final grade of the secondary school.

Participating Educational Systems

Belgium (Flemish), Belgium (French), Chile, England, Finland, Iran, Italy, New Zealand, Sweden, United States. Please note that most but not all countries participated in all studies.
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DATA - Additional  codebooks

Complete codebook on Six Subject Survey main page.

DATA - Population

ALL COUNTRIES

AUSTRALIA

BELGIUM, FLEMISH

BELGIUM, FRENCH

CHILE

ENGLAND-WALES

FED REP GERMANY   

FINLAND

FRANCE

HUNGARY

INDIA

IRAN

ISRAEL   

ITALY   

JAPAN

NETHERLANDS   

SCOTLAND

SWEDEN   

THAILAND

USA   

Instruments

Literature Education

Literature II - Section X, Y & Z

InternationalSwedishLiterature Questionnaire - Section Q

Literature Attitude - Section R
Literature II - Section W

InternationalSwedish

Scoring Keys

International

Population IV

Literature II - Section X, Y & Z

International
Swedish

Literature Questionnaire- Section Q - International

Literature - Section W
Literature Attitude - Section R

International
Swedish

Scoring Keys

International

Teacher

Teacher Questionnaire - Reading Comprehension and Literature - International

Publications

International

Purves, A. C. (1973). Literature education in ten countries II: an empirical study.

Thorndike, R.L. (1973). Reading Comprehension Education in Fifteen Countries III: An Empirical Study.

Swedish

Hansson, G. (1975). Svensk skola i interationell belysning II. Läsning och litteratur.