ERIC Number: ED153252
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Bilingual, Bicultural, and Bidialectal Studies Related to Reading and Communication Skills: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," March through December 1977 (Vol. 37 No. 9 through Vol. 38 No. 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 28 titles are concerned with a variety of topics related to the following: the use and teaching of English in bilingual, bidialectal, and bicultural situations, including studies of reading achievement and dialect; language change and code switching in bilingual communities; the cloze procedure as a measure of language proficiency; sentence combining as an aid in learning English as a second language; developmental acquisition of narrative skill; language acquisition in bilingual children; preschool reading in two languages as a factor in bilingualism; assessing bilingualism in elementary school children; the relationship between self-concept and oral language production; and socialization factors in a Spanish-language newspaper in the United States. (AA)
Descriptors: American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Biculturalism, Bilingualism, Black Dialects, Black Students, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Navajo, Newspapers, Nonstandard Dialects, Reading, Spanish Speaking, Speech Communication
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.