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ERIC Number: ED159710
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Written Language and Writing Abilities: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," March through December 1977 (Vol. 37 No. 9 through Vol. 38 No. 6).
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 composing processes of four twelfth-grade students; the relationship of writing quality to syntax; the development of language variables in two modes of writing and their relationship to reading comprehension in the primary grades; factors of style in prose for children; the interests and concerns of adolescents as expressed in their written composition; the relationship between personality type and writing achievement; cognitive egocentrism and written discourse; stylistic discriminants of good and poor writing at the tenth-grade level; the use of syntactic punctuation in student writing in grades eight, ten, and twelve; causes of failure to learn to write; psychological and stylistic correlates of writing behavior; the needs and concepts of individual students in a post-secondary remedial writing program; a case study of remedial writers in selected two-year colleges; and the relationship between reading achievement and writing achievement among college freshmen. (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.