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ERIC Number: ED158236
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 16
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.