ERIC Number: ED218673
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Bilingual, Bicultural, and Bidialectal Studies Related to Reading and Communication Skills: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1982 (Vol. 42 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 22 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) black English and reading; (2) academic achievement, self-concept, and attitudes toward reading of students in bilingual and traditional programs; (3) cultural and situational differences in children's language use; (4) the receptive competence of nonstandard speakers of English in understanding standard English; (5) language proficiency in the native language and acquisition of second language reading skills in bilingual children at age 12; (6) reading activities among black junior high school students; (7) the reading miscues of learning disabled black English speaking students and their relationship to readability; (8) Anglo and Chicano literal, implicit, and scriptal comprehension of ethnic stories; (9) theatre arts training as a means to develop expression and communication skills for selected bilingual secondary school students; (10) some effects of Spanish-English bilingual dramatic television programs on language attitudes; (11) perceptions of students' characteristics as a function of standard English and variants of black English speech; and (12) the lexical systems of native and nonnative speakers of English using word associations. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Black Dialects, Black Youth, Communication Skills, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English, English (Second Language), Language Attitudes, Language Usage, Minority Groups, Miscue Analysis, Reading Attitudes, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Readiness, Reading Skills, Self Concept, Spanish Speaking, Standard Spoken Usage
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.
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