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ERIC Number: ED166686
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Reading Instruction: Preschool and Elementary: 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 23 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: relationships among attitudes, intelligence, and reading achievement; the purposes and processes of reading as described by elementary school children; evaluating volunteers in reading programs; the effects of parent training in communication skills on the reading attitudes of children; the elementary school principal as instructional leader of the reading program; wordless picture books; the effect of pictures on reading comprehension; automatic level word recognition training and reading achievement; the effect of a reading center on reading scores; the ability of kindergarten children in phoneme analysis tasks; comprehension models in reading; the relationships between art concepts and reading readiness and mathematics; the effect of printed materials on beginning reading; an analysis of oral reading miscues of first grade students; sex role stereotyping in reading skills materials; teacher knowledge of reading and student achievement; the effects of adjacent-to-text activities on the development of reading comprehension skills; and strategies for reading comprehension using the cloze procedure. (MAI)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Beginning Reading, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Education, Kindergarten Children, Miscue Analysis, Oral Reading, Pictorial Stimuli, Principals, Reading Achievement, Reading Centers, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Reading Skills
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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