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ERIC Number: ED158236
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Reading Instruction: Preschool and Elementary: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through September 1977 (Vol. 38 Nos. 1 through 3).
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 22 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: development of a primary reading vocabulary; a strategy for teaching students how to identify main ideas and supporting details; reading readiness and reading programs in Wisconsin public school kindergartens; approaches for teaching reading to educationlly disadvantaged students; effects on reading achievement of a computer-managed systems approach, diagnostic prescriptive teaching, a high motivational low anxiety reading program, a training program in humanistic education, paired simultaneous oral reading, and reading textbook selection procedures; a program for involving parents in the teaching of reading; a method for helping children learn to anticipate subsequent information in their reading; the relationship between teacher expectance of student reading achievement and formality of teacher speech; strategies for teaching reading comprehension; effects of home reading experiences on academic readiness; a cross-age tutoring program; student and teacher attitudes toward basal reader programs; and a criterion-referenced reading program for kindergarten pupils. (GW)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Basic Reading, Cross Age Teaching, Diagnostic Teaching, Doctoral Dissertations, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education, Family Influence, Humanistic Education, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Readiness, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Methods, Tutoring, Vocabulary Skills, Word Lists
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.