ERIC Number: ED197366
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Bilingual, Bicultural, and Bidialectal Studies Related to Reading and Communication Skills: 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 26 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) comparison of achievement test scores between bilingually and nonbilingually instructed Cherokee Indians; (2) issues related to the social phenomenon of black English; (3) comparison of the form and function of code switching of Chicano and Puerto Rican children; (4) selection of reading materials relevant to the culture of black people; (5) peer tutoring, social interaction, and the acquisition of English as a second language by Spanish speaking children; (6) teachers' responses to bilingual students' oral language errors; (7) the effect of the language of instruction on the reading achievement of limited English speakers; (8) linguistic demands and cognitive functioning of standard versus black English; (9) attitudes toward reading and self-concept of students in an individualized bilingual reading program; and (10) the transfer of reading skills between first and second language. (HTH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Code Switching (Language), Dialect Studies, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Language Processing, Language Research, Language Usage, Reading Skills, Second Language Learning
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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