ERIC Number: ED158325
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Teaching of English: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1978 (Vol. 38 Nos. 7 through 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: a television course designed to improve community college students' writing skills; Christian humanism and the teaching of English; a folklore curriculum for junior high school students using Ghanaian folklore; an analysis of the components of the job of teaching college English; the status of humanities courses in Virginia secondary schools; the use of visual and audiovisual aids in the teaching of English; the interaction of teacher verbal aptitude and personality characteristics with pupil verbal ability and achievement; an analysis of the discourse structure of the English classroom; the Personal Sources Model of teaching, designed to make teaching a conscious activity; a model curriculum for community college-bound high school English students; innovative methods for teaching creative writing and literature; and the background of the first national curriculum report in the United States, the "Report of the Committee of Ten" (1892), and its Conference on English. (GW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Curriculum Development, Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Educational Television, English Instruction, Higher Education, Humanistic Education, Humanities Instruction, Secondary Education, Teacher Characteristics
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.