ERIC Number: ED238019
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Written Language and Writing Abilities: 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 on recent doctoral dissertations. The 30 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) cognitive predictors of writing ability, (2) peer evaluation and teacher evaluation of the first drafts of high school compositions, (3) writing as a tool for learning, (4) motivation of college hearing-impaired students to improve English writing skills, (5) the speech events underlying written composition, (6) the effects of a mandated change to minimum competency testing in writing, (7) testing standard modern paragraph theories, (8) the effect of poetic writing on transactional writing, (9) the writing processes of college freshmen, and (10) the written expression of humor by sixth grade gifted children. (MM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Processes, Content Area Writing, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Expository Writing, Hearing Impairments, Higher Education, Humor, Minimum Competency Testing, Narration, Peer Evaluation, Verbal Communication, Writing (Composition), Writing Evaluation, Writing Instruction, Writing Research, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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