ERIC Number: ED158251
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
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 Two.
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 13 titles deal with the following topics: the role of visual pattern perception in the development of children's reading skills; a comparison of students' silent reading, oral reading, and listening comprehension; semantic integration in normal and learning disabled children; grapho-semantic arraying by college freshmen in relation to selected measures of reading comprehension; reading strategies employed by non-proficient adult college students; the use of earliest childhood recollections in attempting to understand classroom behavior of students with reading problems; the correlation between reading ability and self-concept of community college freshmen; a comparison of the way normal and learning disabled students acquire information from orally presented stories; relationships between oral language factors and reading proficiency; learning disabilities as evidenced in low reading ability; the relationship between attitudes toward reading and toward self; reading achievement and attitudinal factors of disadvantaged students; and the relationship of figural analysis ability to reading improvement. (GW)
Descriptors: Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, Behavior Patterns, College Freshmen, Disadvantaged Youth, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Information Processing, Language Skills, Learning Disabilities, Listening Comprehension, Memory, Oral Reading, Performance Factors, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulty, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Self Concept, Silent Reading, Student Attitudes, Visual Perception
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 CS004298