ERIC Number: ED155659
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Reading Achievement: Characteristics Associated with Success and Failure: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," October through December 1977 (Vol. 38 Nos. 4 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 22 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: relationships between decoding skills and reading comprehension in college students, speed of retrieval of verbal information and patterns of oral reading errors, word recognition skills and literal comprehension in beginning readers, and hemispheric synchronization and reading disability; relationships between reading and prediction skills, motivation patterns, aural rhythm pattern perception, visual and auditory perception and modality patterns, diet, auditory discrimination and segmentation, and preschool behavior and home environment variables; differences between good and poor readers with regard to thinking patterns, oral reading errors, and accuracy of self reinforcement behavior; differences between boys' and girls' reading abilities in an Israeli kibbutz; reading abilities of migrant children in Florida; self-concept patterns of adequately and inadequately reading adults; intelligence and reading achievement of disadvantaged black tenth grade students; and auditory fusion and response latency in learning disabled, reading disabled, and normal children. (GW)
Descriptors: Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, Auditory Perception, Disadvantaged Youth, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Failure, Family Environment, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Intelligence, Learning Disabilities, Low Achievement, Migrant Youth, Motivation, Oral Reading, Reading Achievement, Reading Difficulty, Reading Readiness, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Self Concept, Sex Differences, Success
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.