ERIC Number: ED225171
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Written Language and Writing Abilities: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1982 (Vol. 43 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 37 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) composing strategies used by college freshmen; (2) three methods of assessment of writing ability; (3) one child's growth in writing; (4) the relationship between the oral and written narrative and expository compositions of ninth grade students; (5) notetaking in a college lecture classroom; (6) the effects of sentence combining exercises on syntactic fluency, quality of writing, and standard usage in the writing of community college freshmen; (7) the structure of ideas in freshman composition; (8) the role of expressive writing in the writing process; (9) frames, content organization, and themes in student expository essays; (10) the occurrence of passives in written English; (11) business writing; (12) revision strategies of basic and competent writers as they write for different audiences; (13) the effectiveness of three language arts curriculum models in describing written composition curricula; (14) voice and voicelessness in freshman writing; and (15) the effects of parent modeling on student writing competencies. (JL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Revision (Written Composition), Sentence Combining, Technical Writing, Writing Apprehension, Writing (Composition), Writing Evaluation, Writing Exercises, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Research, Writing Skills, Written Language
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers: Freshman Composition
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