ERIC Number: ED160997
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Reading Instruction: Secondary: 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: models for reading instruction for disabled readers based on humanistic education principles; the effects of levels and positions of questions on the comprehension and reading time of good and poor readers; the effect of vocabulary exercises on reading and vocabulary achievement; an andragogical model for secondary reading instruction; attitudes of teachers toward reading and perceptions of their competencies in teaching reading; literary instruction in city high schools; a comparison of recreational reading of students and their parents; an investigation of the effect of silent reading on comprehension and on attitude toward reading; a study of differential effects of structure on reading comprehension achievement as a function of conceptual level; a survey of the status and practices of secondary reading programs in Ohio public scools in 1975-76; and relationships of reading achievement, career reading demands, overall level of career aspiration, realistic and idealistic levels of career aspiration, and attitude toward school. (TJ)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Career Choice, Community Surveys, Doctoral Dissertations, Learning Disabilities, Parent Student Relationship, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Recreational Reading, Remedial Reading, Secondary Education, Silent Reading, Teacher Attitudes, Vocabulary
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.