ERIC Number: ED161007
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Reading Instruction: Preschool and Elementary: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," April through June 1978 (Vol. 38 Nos. 10 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 22 titles deal with the following topics: computer-assisted instruction; school characteristics and reading achievement; the process of reading acquisition; on-task behavior, teacher involvement, and reading achievement; the design and use of junior high/middle school language arts/reading laboratories; a modified cloze procedure using context clues to improve reading comprehension; the effects of two modes of prereading assistance; behavioral objectives and reading achievement; the knowledge possessed by a group of elementary school principals about the teaching of reading; acquisition, maintenance, and generalization by three reading procedures; the California early childhood education program's effect upon reading curriculum and instructional methods; phonics instruction in ten basal reading series; individualized instruction and the cognitive and affective outcomes of second graders; the comparative difficulty of beginning reading vocabulary; distinctive feature training in teaching letter names; play orientation in picture books; the effects of reading comprehension questioning; code systems instruction and kindergartners' perceptions of reading; syllables; a comparison of teaching strategies; student question generation; and cloze procedure as a strategy for improving reading skills. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Basic Vocabulary, Beginning Reading, Behavioral Objectives, Cloze Procedure, Computer Assisted Instruction, Content Analysis, Distinctive Features (Language), Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Education, Individualized Instruction, Learning Laboratories, Phonics, Preschool Education, Questioning Techniques, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Syllables, Teacher Influence, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.