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ERIC Number: ED161083
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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.