ERIC Number: ED245205
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: College and Adult: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1984, (Vol. 44 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 eight titles deal with the following topics: (1) the effect of medium of instruction on the listening comprehension and retention of community college speech students, (2) the relationship between reading ability and on-the-job performance of machine shop employees, (3) the effects of participating in a reading and study skills course on goal and institutional commitments of freshman students at Columbia College (Missouri), (4) the effects of a read-write remedial English teaching method on marginally prepared adults in a community college, (5) the effects of outside reading and outside reading discussion of examples and nonexamples on college student performance on quiz items related to concepts of applied behavior analysis, (6) a model for synthesizing reader response and literary text in teaching college English, (7) the effects of individual cognitive style and processing differences on metacognitive reading strategies, and (8) the influence of reading achievement, reading program variability, and personal characteristics on the self-concept and acceptance of others of correctional facilities' inmates. (FL)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Processes, College English, Doctoral Dissertations, Education Work Relationship, Higher Education, Listening Comprehension, Prisoners, Reader Response, Reading Achievement, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Recreational Reading, Speech Instruction, Study 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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