ERIC Number: ED181489
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
English Language Arts Skills and Instruction: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1979 (Vol. 40 Nos. 1 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 29 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: alternative views of the English curriculum; development of curriculum theory and language arts; sentence combining; vocabulary development; the effect of music and sound effects on listening comprehension; the interrelationships among reading, listening, and personality; the relationship of student/teacher compatibility to student achievement in language arts; induced mental imagery technique and prose learning for adolescents; phoneme-grapheme knowledge and spelling ability; auditory distraction at varying intensities and listening and reading abilities; listening-thinking tasks in selected language arts materials; interdisciplinary possibilities in undergraduate English; cognition, comprehension, and composition; the role of the secondary school English department chairperson in improving English instruction; the integration of English skills into the business-education curriculum of public postsecondary schools; and the effects of peer tutoring on spelling achievement scores. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Higher Education, Language Arts, Listening Skills, Music, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Sentence Combining, Spelling, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary, Writing (Composition)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.