ERIC Number: ED251814
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction--Preschool and Elementary: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1984 (Vol. 45 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 24 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the effect of computer assisted instruction on first grade phonics and mathematics achievement; (2) the effects of types of review techniques on the retention of meaningful prose; (3) diagrams, word frequency, and retention of expository prose; (4) natural reading acquisition of preschool children; (5) the use of the semantic webbing technique to improve reading comprehension of third and fourth grade students; (6) the use of lyrics and musical lyrics to develop vocabulary and reading comprehension in fifth grade students; (7) the observed book usage patterns of early primary grade children using wordless picture books with suggested utilization guidelines; (8) the effect of a story mapping program on the development of story schema in selected second grade students; (9) the effects of interest-inducing questions on students' reading comprehension; (10) the effect of a prereading purpose on reading comprehension; (11) the relationship between teachers' questions and students' responses during a directed reading activity and a directed reading-thinking activity; and (12) metalinguistic skills. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Theories, Elementary Education, Language Processing, Oral Reading, Phonics, Picture Books, Questioning Techniques, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Reading Strategies, Retention (Psychology), Schemata (Cognition), Semantics, Sequential Approach, Silent Reading, Study Skills, 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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