ERIC Number: ED204801
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Written Language and Writing Abilities: 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 18 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) English language writing skills in Nigerian schools, (2) the effectiveness of writing as a counseling technique, (3) writing apprehension, (4) writing competencies needed in science and social studies, (5) student writers' uses of teacher evaluation, (6) the effects of personal characteristics and environmental factors on the writing achievement of twelfth grade students, (7) classical rhetorical invention, (8) sentence combining, (9) two-year college writing labs, (10) the influence of verbal ability on the composing process of college freshmen, (11) the use of models imitation with seventh grade students, (12) a comparison of the writing of black and Caucasian tenth grade students, (13) tutorial techniques of professional writers, and (14) the writing of college freshmen identified as either formal or nonformal operational thinkers in J. Piaget's stage theory of cognitive development. (AEA)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Authors, Cognitive Style, College Freshmen, Counseling Techniques, Doctoral Dissertations, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Models, Rhetoric, Secondary Education, Sentence Combining, Teacher Attitudes, Tutoring, Two Year Colleges, Writing (Composition), Writing Evaluation, Writing Processes, Writing Research
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers: Invention (Rhetorical); Nigeria; Writing Apprehension; Writing Laboratories
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