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ERIC Number: ED154352
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 16
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.