ERIC Number: ED197313
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: Secondary: 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 16 titles deal with the following topics: (1) guiding the learner through a textual passage with an associate passage; (2) use of direct-functional study skill technique in seventh grade social studies classes; (3) three types of advance organizers used in middle school social studies classes; (4) strategies affecting good/poor high school readers' comprehension of prose; (5) secondary school teachers' use of content reading strategies; (6) the effects of mass media and tie-in novels on adolescent reading interests; (7) the functional role of the principal in secondary school content area reading programs; (8) effects of varying levels of prequestions and postquestions on reading comprehension; (9) the relationship of incorrect responses on cloze tests to reading ability; (10) how organizational aids affect concept acquisition and retention of meaningful verbal materials; (11) student motivation strategies as perceived by teachers and administrators; (12) student self diagnosis of reading problems using miscue techniques; (13) student ability to use syntactic and semantic redundancy as psycholinguistic reading strategies; (14) effects of reducing readability levels of biology texts; (15) the effects of a direct method of teaching reading skills; and (16) the effects of a directed team study approach to personal reading on students' reading attitudes. (RL)
Descriptors: Advance Organizers, Annotated Bibliographies, Attitudes, Content Area Reading, Doctoral Dissertations, Learning Activities, Motivation Techniques, Reading Ability, Reading Attitudes, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Reading Improvement, Reading Interests, Reading Research, Secondary Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Study Skills, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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