ERIC Number: ED204800
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Teaching of Writing: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1981 (Vol. 41 Nos. 7 through 12).
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 27 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the effects of sentence combining on the writing of ninth grade students; (2) issues in technical writing curricula and teaching methods; (3) the uses of analytic reading to teach composition; (4) changes in self-concept and locus of control as a result of using structured versus unstructured journal writing; (5) freewriting and problem solving heuristics for rhetorical invention in short term training of college composition students; (6) the effects of a program of writing models; (7) the effects of purpose and audience on the quality of ninth grade students' compositions; (8) lingiuistic, psychological, and educational concepts for the design of a program to improve standard formal writing; (9) and an evaluation of a competency based English composition course. (HTH)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers: Freshman Composition; Journal Writing
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