Aims of the study
Areas of inquiry for possible predictors of accomplishment in reading were out-of-school environment (including home environment, language in home, and exposure to mass media), availability of reading materials, educational practices and background (including instructional practices, resources and procedures for individualization of instruction, and size and type of school), the interests and attitudes of the students, acquired study and reading habits, and presence of eye, hearing, and speech deficits. The data were collected in 1970–1971.
This was 10-year-old students, 14-year-old students, and students in the final grade of the secondary school.
Participating Educational Systems
Belgium (Flemish), Belgium (French), Chile, England, Finland, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Scotland, Sweden, United States. Please note that most but not all countries participated in all studies.
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