ERIC Number: ED155660
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," July through September 1977 (Vol. 38 Nos. 1 through 3).
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 24 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: the relationship between home environment and reading achievement in Puerto Rican pupils; the relationship between magical thinking and reading skills in emotionally disturbed children; characteristics of achieving and nonachieving students in a Title I reading program and in a preschool reading program; personalized educational prescriptions employing analysis of educational cognitive styles; differences in cognitive style and visual motor ability in poor, average, and good readers; development of logical thought in adolescents with reading retardation; the relationships between reading achievement and social interaction, geographic isolation, and children's developmental stage; nonintellectual factors in achievement of black disadvantaged male students; metalinguistic awareness and reading strategies in proficient and learning disabled readers; linguistic aspects of word recognition by adolescents; reading disabilities of disadvantaged students; factors affecting reading comprehension scores of deaf children; and predictor variables for first grade reading achievement. (GW)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Black Students, Cognitive Style, Deafness, Disadvantaged Youth, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Handicapped Children, Hearing Impairments, High Achievement, Learning Disabilities, Logical Thinking, Low Achievement, Predictor Variables, Preschool Children, Puerto Ricans, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Secondary Education
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.