ERIC Number: ED251816
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Reading Achievement--Characteristics Associated with Success and Failure: 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 27 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the effect of the single-parent family on reading comprehension and attitude toward reading; (2) the relationship between first grade children's reading achievement and their performance on selected metalinguistic tasks; (3) the relationship between the ability to categorize level of concept used and reading achievement; (4) the effects of color and print size on readability; (5) the relationships of the chronological age, psychological type, and reading comprehension of college students; (6) the relationship between selected schooling inputs and processes and gains in elementary school pupil achievement in reading, language arts, and mathematics; (7) the influence of an auditory approach using recorded story telling sessions to improve reading performance; (8) the impact of preschool programs and home factors on the reading readiness of first grade learners; (9) an investigation of physical setting in narrative discourse and its influence on the reading comprehension and reading interest of elementary school students; (10) the effectiveness of direct decoding training for the improvement of achievement with beginning readers; and (11) the effects of visual organizers on learning and retention. (HOD)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Beginning Reading, Cognitive Style, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Influence, Higher Education, Learning Processes, Readability, Reading Ability, Reading Achievement, Reading Attitudes, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Story Telling
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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