International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Effect of Bilateral Training Program on Reading Motivation and Reading Motivation Program on Reading Skills: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Zeinab Mihandoost

This research employed meta-analysis procedures to summarize eleven reading motivation studies from 1998 to 2012. These eleven studies were experimental and quasi-experimental in nature. The total participants were 3360 students from the elementary, secondary and high schools. The average total sample size ranged from 16 to 568 for the experimental group and 6 to 940 for the control group. The data were analyzed using meta-analysis software. The odds ratio, Q statistics for heterogeneity, and effect size estimates were also analyzed. The odd ratios show the effectiveness of the intervention programs on the outcomes of the students’ reading and reading motivation.

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