ERIC Number: ED158314
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Bilingual, Bicultural, and Bidialectal Studies Related to Reading and Communication Skills: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," May through June 1978 (Vol. 38 Nos. 11 and 12).
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 12 titles deal with the following topics: correlates of reading achievement in Mexican-American children; Latino communication patterns; the semantic distance and semantic judgment of English monolingual and Spanish/English bilingual students; the effect of Choctaw and non-Choctaw teachers' perceptions of Choctaw students on student reading achievement; the acquisition of grammatical structures by a Mexican-American child learning English; story recall in black and white children; linguistic and cultural characteristics of families of Mexican descent; legendary narratives inherited by children of Mexican-American ancestry; attitudes of native and nonnative speakers toward varieties of American English; the effect of supplementary individualized instruction upon the reading achievement of Mexican-American migrant students; communicative competence among children in a bilingual school environment; and the language proficiency of bidialectals in reading and aural comprehension processes. (GW)
Descriptors: American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Biculturalism, Bilingualism, Black Students, Child Language, Communication Skills, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Latin American Culture, Mexican Americans, Reading Achievement, Reading Research, Second Language Learning, Spanish Speaking
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.