ERIC Number: ED161083
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Bilingual, Bicultural, and Bidialectal Studies Related to Reading and Communication Skills: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through October 1978 (Vol. 39 Nos. 1 through 4).
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 17 titles deal with the following topics: first- and second-language oral reading of Mexican-American children; language development of Chicano and Anglo kindergarten children; teachers' perceptions of black dialect; elements of Mexican-American culture in three Spanish/English bilingual programs in Texas; the development of reading materials for Navajo students; auditory discrimination and echoic production in black speakers of Black English and standard English; guidelines for English as a second language in Navajo/English bilingual education; the relationship between Hebrew and English reading achievement in a bilingual program; the effects of students' dialect and ethnicity on teacher candidates' expectations for students; the effect of bilingual instruction on achievement and self-esteem of Mexican-Americans; reading miscues of Spanish-speaking children; characteristics of Spanish surnamed pupils limited and not limited in English speaking ability; the speech of black adults in Columbia, South Carolina; teacher attitudes and behavior toward black dialect speakers; the effect of the Maine Down East Dialect on reading; the effects of standard and nonstandard English on the communication process; and mass media habits and attitudes of Mexican-American college students. (GW)
Descriptors: American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Black Dialects, Black Students, College Students, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Hebrew, Language Acquisition, Mexican Americans, Miscue Analysis, Nonstandard Dialects, Oral Reading, Reading Research, Spanish Speaking, Teacher Attitudes
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.