ERIC Number: ED158250
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Reading Achievement: Characteristics Associated with Success and Failure: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through March 1978 (Vol. 38 Nos. 7 through 9). Part One.
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 14 titles deal with the following topics: the cognitive and perceptual components of children's reading success; the relationship between learning style preference and reading utilization; oral reading strategies used by younger and older mature readers; variables that predict first grade reading skills; factors that affect fifth grade children's attitude toward reading; prose memory of high and low comprehending readers; the relationship between reading achievement and short term auditory memory in black children in compensatory education programs; the neuropsychological correlates of reading disability; word finding skills in learning disabled and normal children; the relationship between Piagetian classification ability and reading comprehension; problems associated with the subject of learning disability; differences in muscle tension between proficient and nonproficient readers; concept atttainment and reading achievement in normal, disadvantaged, and high risk first grade children; and the relationship of cognitive, environmental, and personal factors to the acquisition of reading skills in preschool children. (GW)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Black Students, Disadvantaged Youth, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, High Achievement, Higher Education, Information Processing, Information Sources, Learning Disabilities, Low Achievement, Memory, Oral Reading, Performance Factors, Preschool Education, Psycholinguistics, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulty, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Student Attitudes, Success
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Note: For related document, see CS004299