ERIC Number: ED168055
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Testing and Evaluation in English and the Language Arts: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through December 1978 (Vol. 38 No. 7 through Vol. 39 No. 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 11 titles deal with the following topics: interrelationships among different approaches to measuring listening comprehension; two methods of articulatory assessment on the responses of kindergarten children; a comparative appraisal of two language arts testing procedures; influences on the evaluators of student writing; assessing factors in children's writing to determine their level of sophistication; first grade children's understanding of the oral language of familiar and unfamiliar adults; the consistency of the Scholastic Aptitude Test--Verbal Section (SAT-V) with present objectives in high school English; the construction and validation of a criterion-referenced test in basic writing skills; the effects of readers' fatigue on the grading of essays; a comparative study of the effects of illustrations in the testing of language comprehension in children; and the effect of three different methods of story presentation on the language performance of third grade students. (MAI)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Articulation (Speech), Communication Skills, Criterion Referenced Tests, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Evaluation Methods, Grading, Kindergarten Children, Language Arts, Listening Comprehension, Oral English, Story Reading, Student Evaluation, Testing, 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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