ERIC Number: ED238016
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
English Language Arts Skills and Instruction: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1983 (Vol. 44 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 of recent doctoral dissertations. The 18 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) spelling as a cognitive-linguistic developmental process; (2) the impact of cursive writing models on spelling achievement; (3) an intelligent computer-assisted learning program to teach the use of the comma; (4) the effects of visualization training on spelling consciousness and spelling achievement; (5) teaching through storytelling; (6) creative dance music and spelling in primary students; (7) learning word meanings from text context; (8) the effects of self-monitoring and self-administered consequences on the study of spelling; (9) vocabulary teaching strategies for intermediate grade students; (10) the impact of "Think," a language arts thinking skills program, on Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) verbal scores; (11) a systematic vocabulary development model for use in the secondary school; (12) the effects of manuscript and cursive handwriting on the decoding and encoding skills of third grade students; (13) the effects of two methods of teaching English grammar on student achievement and attitudes; (14) the effect of the application of the concepts of sequencing, mastery, and reinforcement on achievement in basic English skills; and (15) the effects of a staff development program on students' handwriting. (MM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Context Clues, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Grammar, Handwriting, Higher Education, Language Arts, Language Usage, Learning Disabilities, Learning Strategies, Spelling, Story Telling, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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