Overarching project aim: To understand the barriers and motivators for book reading in adolescence from the perspectives of adolescents themselves and to create an intervention to motivate and engage adolescents to read books.
Phase 1 specific aims:
1) To explore how adolescents perceive and talk about their own book reading experiences.
2) To develop themes for subsequent interviews with adolescents (Phase 2) and to co-design an interview schedule for the purpose of understanding and describing the breadth and diversity of adolescents’ book reading experiences.
3) To contribute towards methodological knowledge regarding ways in which researchers can work alongside adolescents to understand their authentic experiences, specifically evaluating youth advisory panels of a means of doing this.
- Reading development
- Collaborative research
- Participatory Action Research