ERIC Number: ED197310
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Reading Achievement: Characteristics Associated with Success and Failure: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1980 (Vol. 41 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 30 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the effect of a series of lessons based on real life experiences for improving reading achievement; (2) reading achievement and the transition from letter to word recognition; (3) the relationships between oral language competency and reading achievement; (4) the role of the elementary school principal in influencing reading achievement; (5) graphic advance organizers and reading performance; (6) the relationship between home environment and reading achievement among Filipino-American pupils; (7) using newspapers to affect the attitudes of seventh grade students toward reading; (8) the effect of the brain, divergent thinking, and phonics on reading proficiency; and (9) the effects of a visual perceptual training program on reading achievement. (HTH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Processes, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Environment, Family Influence, Influences, Language Proficiency, Parent Role, Reading Achievement, Reading Attitudes, Reading Failure, Reading Habits, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Reading Processes, Reading Research, Teaching Methods
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.
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