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ERIC Number: ED161010
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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.