ERIC Number: ED159618
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Reading and Study Skills Instruction: College and Adult: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1978 (Vol. 38 Nos. 7 through 12).
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 11 titles deal with the following topics: a mature reader's use of consciously employed strategies to facilitate comprehension; contextual and acontextual approaches to teaching vocabulary to adult students; methods for teaching reading and study skills to specially admitted college freshmen; effects of an affectively oriented curriculum-centered college reading course on reading achievement and attitude toward reading; self-perceived reading status of college freshmen; effects of knowledge of vocabulary and syntax on the reading comprehension of high risk college freshmen; reading programs at New Jersey state colleges; the effects of Sustained Silent Reading on college students' reading and study skills habits; the matching of prescriptions in an individualized reading program to community college students' learning styles; the two-year college reading program; and the effect of questioning strategies on drawing inferences in reading. (GW)
Descriptors: Academically Handicapped, Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, College Freshmen, Diagnostic Teaching, Doctoral Dissertations, Higher Education, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Study Skills, Sustained Silent Reading, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey