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ERIC Number: ED167974
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 15
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Reading in the Content Areas: 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 16 titles deal with the following topics: the effects of teacher-directed lessons on fourth and fifth grade students; self-concept and the comprehension of scientific reading; the readability of junior college textbooks; the effects of prereading strategies on comprehension; teaching reading in the secondary content areas; reading, study skills, and success in the content areas; the effects of structure in science communications on knowledge recall by college students; the cloze procedure in secondary American government classes; using context cues in sixth grade to complete cloze deletions; readability of textbooks, reading ability, and natural science reading ability in secondary biology classes; the effects of lowered readability and the use of a glossary upon reading comprehension; grammatical constructions in secondary science materials; a comparison of methods for teaching directed reading activities; reading abilities compared with the readability of social science textbooks; and reading ability levels of English and social studies textbooks. (MAI)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.