ERIC Number: ED161081
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Language Arts Skills and Instruction: 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 14 titles deal with the following topics: observable behaviors and verbal responses elicited by a specific listening task; the relationship between oral spelling, auditory sequencing, and vocal rhythm; the effect of listening instruction on listening test scores; the relationship between auditory learning and mental aptitude, signal distortion, and speech compression; the role of puppetry within the context of the creative-expression language arts curriculum; techniques for teaching word meanings; the effects of background noise on listening comprehension of primary children; factors affecting kindergarten children's invented spelling; an analysis of the ineffectiveness of formal grammar instruction; the development of listening and metalistening skills in young children; attitudes of elementary teachers toward creative self-expression; the effects of symbolic play on aural language comprehension in young native American children; an analysis of three methods of teaching sentence construction to slow-learning eighth grade students; and a comparison of two methods of teaching spelling to low-ability ninth grade students. (MAI)
Descriptors: American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Auditory Training, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Arts, Language Instruction, Language Skills, Listening Comprehension, Listening Comprehension Tests, Listening Skills, Low Achievement, Puppetry, Research, Self Expression, Spelling, Spelling Instruction, Teaching Methods, Word Study Skills
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.