ERIC Number: ED161016
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Reading Instruction: Preschool and Elementary: 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 25 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: learning outcomes produced by single- and multi-grade primary classrooms; the effect of sex-role stereotyped picture books on children's behavior; word recognition and decoding acquisition in beginning readers; content of reading materials with respect to comprehension questions, treatment of the aged, and portrayal of story characters as readers; a measure of attitude toward reading; the impact of objectives-based reading systems; the relationship between modality preferences and types of initial reading programs used; the relationships between reading achievement and factors related to teacher-pupil control behavior, objective-based approaches, teaching styles, and teacher preferences and attitudes; teachers' responses to oral reading miscues; the effects of cross-age tutoring on tutors and tutees; the development and evaluation of a defined minimum skills reading program; symbolization deficits among elementary school pupils; the effect of a kindergarten auditory skills program on first grade reading acheivement; and the effects of music on affective and cognitive development. (GW)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Auditory Training, Beginning Reading, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Miscue Analysis, Music, Preschool Education, Reading Achievement, Reading Attitudes, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Stereotypes, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Tutoring
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.