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ERIC Number: ED166661
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Reading, Comprehension, and Memory Processes: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," October through December 1978 (Vol. 39 Nos. 4 through 6).
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 a variety of topics, including the following: the relationship of text organization to readability and reading ability; how advance organizers, outlining, and other preparatory procedures affect learning and reading comprehension; how syntax and semantics affect the recall of connected discourse; a model of affective and cognitive silent reading strategies; the strategic processes involved in beginning reading; grade level differences in reading comprehension; and differences between recognizing words on a word list and words in context. (RL)
Descriptors: Advance Organizers, Annotated Bibliographies, Beginning Reading, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Oral Reading, Readability, Reading Ability, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Processes, Reading Research, Recall (Psychology), Semantics, Short Stories, Silent Reading, Syntax, Word Recognition
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.