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ERIC Number: ED155679
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Bilingual, Bicultural, and Bidialectal Studies Related to Reading and Communication Skills: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through April 1978 (Vol. 38 Nos. 7 through 10).
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 12 titles deal with the following topics: the acquisition of bilingualism by infants and young children; psycholinguistic abilities of American Indian children; effects of creative dramatics on oral language abilities and self esteem of blacks, Chicanos, and Anglos; factors that affect Chicano and Anglo children's acquisition of knowledge from connected discourse; the relation between reading achievement and bidialectal oral language performance of black children; use of the language experience approach in summer schools for bilingual migrant children; reading problems of black children as assessed through the concept of syntactic distractibility; the relationship between teachers' attitudes toward black vernacular English and self concept formation in black children; the effect of folk legends told in the Chicano Spanish dialect on Chicano children's attitudes and comprehension; language patterns and socioeconomic status as criteria for academic success of black students; the effects of selected variables on school achievement of Mexican American children; and code switching among Spanish-English bilingual children. (GW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Black Dialects, Black Students, Creative Dramatics, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Folk Culture, Language Acquisition, Language Experience Approach, Language Research, Language Skills, Mexican Americans, Migrant Education, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulty, Reading Research, Self Concept
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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