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Table 1 Studies included in the review regarding the effects of reading intervention on reading self-concept (RSC)

From: The short- and long-term effects of a computerized reading training program on reading self-concept in second and third grade readers

Authors Title Participates Intervention type Results
Bates, D’Agostino, Gambrell, and Xu (2016) Reading recovery: exploring the effects on first graders’ reading motivation and achievement First grade children Phonological Increase in reading motivation
Chapman, Tunmer, and Prochnow (2001) Does success in the reading recovery program depend on developing proficiency in phonological-processing skills? A longitudinal study in a whole language instructional context Second grade children Phonological Decrease in RSC, which continued at the follow-up testing point as well (middle and end of the third year)
Chen and Savage (2014) Evidence for a simplicity principle: teaching common complex grapheme-to-phonemes improves reading and motivation in at-risk readers First grade and second grade children Phonological Increase in RSC only for the second grade readers. The first grade readers did not improve their RSC
Förster and Souvignier (2014) Learning progress assessment and goal setting: effects on reading achievement, reading motivation and reading self-concept Fourth grade readers Metacognitive Decrease in RSC due to teachers’ feedback which contrasted the readers’ overestimation of reading skills with actual performance.
Higgins, Fitzgerald, and Howard (2015) Literacy Lift-Off: an experimental evaluation of a reading recovery program on literacy skills and reading self-concept First grade readers Phonological Increase in RSC
Hornery, Seaton, Tracey, Craven, and Yeung (2014) Enhancing reading skills and reading self-concept of children with reading difficulties: adopting a dual approach intervention Second to fifth grade readers Fluency Increase in RSC
Law and Kratochwill (1993) Paired reading: an evaluation of a parent tutorial program Second to fourth grade readers Fluency Increases in self-confidence and attitude toward reading
Nes Ferrara (2005) Reading fluency and self-efficacy: a case study A sixth-grade struggling reader Fluency Increases in RSC and self-efficacy