ERIC Number: ED161082
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Written Language and Writing Abilities: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through April 1978 (Vol. 38 Nos. 7 through 10).
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: a transformational analysis of syntax in tenth-grade writing; the relationship between inner-city fifth graders' reading comprehension and writing achievement; the relationship of the quality of students' written language, productivity of writing, and reading comprehension in grades four and six; an analysis of six sequence signals of English discourse; a study of the relationship between field dependence/independence, locus of control, hemispheric localization, and variations in the occurrence of syntactic classes in written language; the management and comprehension of discourse connection by pronouns in English; an analytical study of essays written by nominees in the communicative arts for the governor's honors program in Georgia; the relationship between cognitive style and creative writing in children; a description of the composing acts of college freshmen writers; a description and two case studies of the composing acts of college freshmen writers; an analytical study of the relationship of tenth graders' reading and writing abilities; and the deep structure of the paragraph and the discourse. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Case Studies, Cerebral Dominance, Cognitive Style, College Freshmen, Creative Writing, Deep Structure, Disadvantaged Youth, Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Essays, Higher Education, Linguistics, Neurological Organization, Paragraphs, Pronouns, Reading Ability, Reading Comprehension, Semantics, Structural Analysis, Syntax, Transformational Generative Grammar, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills, Written Language
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.