ERIC Number: ED158235
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reading Instruction: Preschool and Elementary: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," October through December 1977 (Vol. 38 Nos. 4 through 6).
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 19 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: the effects on self concept and reading achievement of an art program and an activity-based reading program; children's selection of trade books; two approaches for implementing the language experience approach in beginning reading instruction; vocabulary used in written directional statements in basal reading workbooks; the effects on reading achievement of a computer-assisted instructional program, the Individually Guided Education Program, and visual sequential memory training; the effect of instructional method on children's word identification responses; children's preferences for illustrations in basal reading materials; a cross-age teaching experiment; effects of experience-related reading instruction on written expression; effects of conservation training on reading readiness; elementary grade instructional components of Philadelphia reading plans; vocabulary words used in children's language experience stories; and the effectiveness of automated instruction in increasing pupils' skill in phonetic decoding. (GW)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Art Education, Audiovisual Instruction, Basic Reading, Computer Assisted Instruction, Cross Age Teaching, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Education, Individual Instruction, Language Experience Approach, Memory, Phonics, Preschool Education, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Material Selection, Reading Readiness, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Self Concept, Student Motivation, Vocabulary, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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