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ERIC Number: ED161081
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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.