ERIC Number: ED158233
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Reading Instruction: Preschool and Elementary: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International, January through March 1978 (Vol. 38 Nos. 7 through 9).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 24 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: comparisons of various approaches to reading readiness instruction, primary level reading instruction, and middle school reading instruction; tasks performed by Ohio reading specialists; factors influencing reading self-concept, reading performance, and self-image; effects of auditory training on auditory discrimination, reading readiness scores, and reading achievement; middle school reading program practices in Connecticut; the effect of instrumental music instruction on reading behavior; the relationship between the background of elementary administrators and the administrative function relating to elementary reading programs; effects of tutor training on tutor performance and on reading gains of tutees; the relationship between concept of reading and reading achievement; assessments of questions in teachers' manuals of basic reading textbooks, readability of textbooks, and instructions in reading workbooks; teacher perceptions of reading practices in Florida schools; and the effects of summer vacation on reading retention. (GW)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Annotated Bibliographies, Auditory Discrimination, Auditory Training, Creative Reading, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Education, Middle Schools, Music Activities, Preschool Education, Readability, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Consultants, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Retention (Psychology), Self Concept, Sex Fairness, Spelling, Teacher Behavior, Tutoring
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.