ERIC Number: ED161010
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Reading, Comprehension, and Memory Processes: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through September 1978 (Vol. 39 Nos. 1 through 3).
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 12 titles deal with the following topics: advance organizers; a comparison of the effectiveness and efficiency of behavioral objectives and sample tests; anaphoric nominal substitution and its relationship to reading comprehension among college students; the effects of inferential processing induced by inserted questions on prose recall; the effect of method of presentation and degree of imagery on learning responses to printed words; direction and organization and adolescent learning disabled students' reading comprehension; the effects of reading ability and material difficulty on students' abilities to recognize words in isolation and in context; a comparison of memory for verbatim and inferential information in prose at two grade levels; the role of cultural schemata in narrative comprehension; the effect of oral versus written presentation of an advance organizer on retention; a comparison of the effects of questions and of advance organizers on comprehension and retention of prose materials; integrating information from text; and memory for prose: a processing activities approach. (FL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advance Organizers, Annotated Bibliographies, Behavioral Objectives, Cognitive Processes, College Students, Culture, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Imagery, Information Processing, Learning Disabilities, Memory, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Materials, Reading Processes, Reading Research, Recall (Psychology), Retention (Psychology), Speech Communication, Word Recognition
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.