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ERIC Number: ED155662
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," March through June 1977 (Vol. 37 Nos. 9 through 12).
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 18 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: the relationships between reading achievement and imagery, auditory abilities, locus of control beliefs, oral language measures, and auditory-visual intersensory integration ability; inner city high school students with reading difficulties; oral reading and cloze test responses of average and disabled readers; the relationships between reading achievement, listening comprehension, sight vocabulary, and paradigmatic language; word segmentation abilities and semantic verification tasks in relation to reading ability; the effects of various cloze strategies on the reading comprehension and context clue use of reading disabled students; behavior patterns in children who are learning to read; three levels of reading retardation; hemispheric functions of dyslexic students and normal readers; effects of anagram type and order memory on sequential word reading errors; factors related to first grade reading success; auditory processing in learning disabled children; and good and poor adult readers' abilities to process linguistically complex sentences. (GW)
Descriptors: Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, Auditory Perception, Beginning Reading, Cloze Procedure, Doctoral Dissertations, Dyslexia, Elementary Education, Failure, Language Skills, Learning Disabilities, Learning Processes, Oral Reading, Reading Ability, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Reading Difficulty, Reading Research, Secondary Education, Success
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.