Search results for author:"Thorsten Roick"
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Effects of two types of task instructions on literary text comprehension and motivational and affective factors
Learning and Instruction Vol. 44, No. 1 (August 2016) pp. 11–21
This experimental study investigated the effects of two types of task instructions on text comprehension, motivation, and emotional involvement. In all, 226 9th graders in low academic tracks were randomly assigned to complete reader-oriented (RO),...
The specific relationship between disgust and interest: Relevance during biology class dissections and gender differences
Learning and Instruction Vol. 22, No. 3 (June 2012) pp. 185–192
This investigation examined trajectories of interest and disgust related to a biology dissection class. Three hundred and two secondary students completed ratings of disgust sensitivity and individual interest in the topic of the heart approximately ...