ERIC Number: ED166722
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Language Arts Skills and Instruction: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1978 (Vol. 39 Nos. 1 through 6).
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 21 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: the effectiveness of media presentations in teaching research skills; language as a means of increasing perception; language arts curriculum planning and execution in the middle school; handwriting achievement and the visual-motor-perception abilities of first graders; a task model for the handwriting problems of the learning disabled; the effects of listening comprehension on children's reading comprehension; the performance of secretaries on job-related reading and writing tasks; an oral-aural-visual approach to writing skills development; a cognitive approach to beginning handwriting; encoding strategies in relation to vocabulary learning and recall; children's knowledge of letter names and the development of literacy; the effect of motor movement instruction on children's printscript; auditory blending as related to auditory discrimination; the relationship between auditory processing and reading achievement; the effect of synthesis-level concepts on low achievers; the relationships among various language abilities; computer materials and spelling instruction; and the educational emphasis of Mildred Agnes Dawson. (MAI)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Auditory Perception, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Handwriting Instruction, Handwriting Skills, Language Arts, Language Skills, Learning Disabilities, Listening Comprehension, Perceptual Development, Reading Instruction, Research Skills, Secretaries, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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