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ERIC Number: ED245207
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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Testing and Evaluation in Reading and Communication Skills: 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 20 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1)learning literacy skills in a remedial reading classroom; (2) the development of an observation instrument designed to classify specific nonverbal communication techniques used by conductors of musical ensembles; (3) reading comprehension instruction in microcomputer reading programs; (4) the perceived reading skill needs of community college students as determined by content area faculty; (5) the validity and reliability of the preschool student's bookhandling knowledge task; (6) the relationship between selected learner variables and instruction by student teachers and reading achievement on the Texas Assessment of Basic Skills; (7) measuring the acquisition of reading skills in the first grade; (8) assessment of attitudes that educators, students, and parents have toward certain potentially censorable topics found in adolescent literature; (9) a comparison of sixth grade Thai and American students on two forms of the cloze procedure; (10) English teacher concerns about minimal competency testing graduation requirements; and (11) the effects of computer mediated text and reader study behavior on measures of reading comprehension. (FL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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