ERIC Number: ED159692
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Teaching of Writing: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," May through June 1978 (Vol. 38 Nos. 11 and 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: the use of audiovisual media in teaching composition; the historical development of the Conference on College Composition and Communication; collaborative methods for teaching college freshmen in remedial writing classes; Project WRITE, a Title III funded individualized writing project in San Diego high schools; writing as a composing process; the ways in which Hughes Mearns, Martha Peck Porter, Alvina Treut Burrows, and Flora Arnstein developed creative writing programs during the progressive era; a comparison of an investigator-developed and a commercially published writing curriculum designed to increase elaborating skills; content area writing in Florida high schools; methods for teaching formal English writing; a multi-cultural approach to teaching college composition; and the effects of sentence combining practice for students in remedial college English classes. (GW)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Instruction, Compensatory Education, Creative Writing, Cross Cultural Training, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Higher Education, Professional Associations, Remedial Instruction, Sentence Combining, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.