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ERIC Number: ED158232
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Reading, Comprehension, and Memory Processes: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International, January through March 1978 (Vol. 38 Nos. 7 through 9).
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 20 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: semantic constructivity in children's comprehension; text-based inferences generated by children in reading written discourse; a review of reading comprehension research; the psycholinguistic processes of beginning readers; the relationship between discourse structures and critical reading; information processing and retrieval of adult college students; the effects of anaphoric references, typographically modified organizers, and oral prequestioning on reading comprehension; word analysis strategies for reading; the effect of question order on reading achievement; sentence characteristics that influence the comprehensibility of text; the effect of chunking on the recall of written discourse; types of information addition in the psycholinguistic process of reading; the relationship of knowledge of given information to reading comprehension; prose learning as a function of adjunct questions and individual differences; and the relationship of language cues used in silent reading to the semantic and syntactic cues revealed in oral reading miscues. (GW)
Descriptors: Adults, Advance Organizers, Annotated Bibliographies, Beginning Reading, Cognitive Processes, Critical Reading, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Processing, Literature Reviews, Memory, Miscue Analysis, Oral Reading, Psycholinguistics, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Processes, Reading Research, Recall (Psychology), Sentence Structure, Silent Reading
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.