ERIC Number: ED154352
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Study Skills Instruction: College and Adult; 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 22 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: a remedial reading program for Marine recruits; methods for improving reading flexibility and rate, spelling ability, vocabulary comprehension, and study skills in college students and adults; the impact of reading/study skills courses and independent work in learning centers on the academic success of nursing students and high-risk community college students; the significance of high school basic skills scores in predicting college performance; strengths and weaknesses of adult basic education programs; an overview of remedial English teaching in colleges and universities; the development of the Thirteen College Curriculum Program Reading Model for college freshmen; adult basic education learners' perceptions of teaching skills and behavior; the role of reading ability in the retention of community college students; and a case study of a community reading academy. (GW)
Descriptors: Academically Handicapped, Adult Basic Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Basic Skills, Community Colleges, Doctoral Dissertations, English Instruction, Higher Education, Listening Comprehension, Models, Postsecondary Education, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Remedial Instruction, Skill Centers, Study Skills, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Skills
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.