ERIC Number: ED159652
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Reading Achievement: Characteristics Associated with Success and Failure: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," April through June 1978 (Vol. 38 Nos. 10 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 20 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: the relationships between reading achievement and such factors as dependency, attitude toward reading, mastery of word attack skills, reaction time on selected psycholinguistic variables, sex, socioeconomic status, intelligence, masculinity and femininity preferences, moral judgment, self-concept and visual imaging; intrasensory integration and memory abilities in average and disabled readers; the relationship between central auditory abilities and decoding in reading; oral language and oral reading development of first-grade children; word consciousness in high and low achievers; the relationship of oral language to reading achievement, word knowledge, and language skills; a semantic model of reading difficulty; relationships between reading achievement and certain sociocultural characteristics of black children; effects of different rates of recorded speech on adult remedial readers' listening comprehension; children's word boundary recognition ability; and phonological awareness and reading acquisition in first-grade children. (GW)
Descriptors: Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, Auditory Perception, Black Students, College Students, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, High Achievement, Listening Comprehension, Low Achievement, Memory, Oral Language, Oral Reading, Performance Factors, Phonology, Psycholinguistics, Reading Achievement, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Remedial Reading, Semantics, Student Attitudes, Visualization, Word Recognition
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.