THE CORRELATION BETWEEN READING MOTIVATION AND EFFECTIVE READING RATE
DEVRINA CHOIRININGTYAS, 14322022
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The research aims to indentify the correlation between students’ reading motivation and effective reading rate at the Third Semester English Language Education Department Islamic University of Indonesia in the academic year of 2017/2017. The respondents were (93) students of Third Semester Critical Reading and Literacy Class. The research used quantitative approach. The instrument used to obtain the data were questionnaire and test. The instrument adopted from Motivations for Reading Questionnaire (MRQ) developed by Wigfield & Guthrie (1997) and the effective reading rate using Asian and Pacific Speed Reading for ESL Test by Quinn & Millet (2007). Students reading motivation was measured by Motivations for Reading Questionnaire (MRQ) developed by Wigfield & Guthrie (1997) while students effective reading rate was measured by Sutz and Waverka (2009) formula by multiplying the score of reading comprehension with reading speed. From the calculation, by using statistically Pearson product moment correlational formula the results show a positive correlation between students reading motivation and effective reading rate. The coefficient correlation (r) of two variables was 0.392 which was positive correlation and significant. Therefore, the result proved this study received the alternative hypothesis, there is a significant positive correlation between students’ reading motivation and reading speed at the Third semester English Language Education Department Islamic University of Indonesia in academic year of 2017/2018.