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ERIC Number: ED155679
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 10
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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