Repeated Reading Experiences of Adults: Centered on Lifelong Education Center Students at Chonbuk National University

성인의 반복독서 경험에 관한 연구 - 전북대학교 평생교육원 학생들을 중심으로 -

  • 이승채 (전북대학교 문헌정보학과, 독서문화연구소)
  • Received : 2011.01.17
  • Accepted : 2011.01.31
  • Published : 2011.02.28


The goal of this study is to examine what kind of repeated-reading habits adults have, what sort of books they read repeatedly, and what preferences they have depending on their age or gender. A questionnaire was distributed to the students at Lifelong Education Center of Chonbuk National University to survey their repeated reading experiences. The results of the statistical analysis are as follows: 1) Most adults have experienced repeated reading. 2) Women have more experience with repeated reading than men, and in terms of age, more people in their forties read the same books repeatedly. 3) Most repeated readers read their books twice: Women tend to read their books repeatedly more than men do. 4) More than half of the adults in the sample group have read their favorite books several times. 5) The importance of books in this study was judged on the basis of the number of repeated readers and the frequency of reading. The order of important books is as follows: The Little Prince, The Tale of Three Kingdoms, The Giving Tree, The Greek and Roman Mythology, Meu Pe de Larania Lima, No Possession, Hope for the Flowers, and Demian. 6) More than half of the male repeated readers read The Tale of Three Kingdoms while female repeated readers tend to read a wider variety of books. 7) Adults read the same books repeatedly to enjoy and learn something.


Supported by : 전북대학교


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