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ERIC Number: ED155660
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.