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ERIC Number: ED173865
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Written Language and Writing Abilities: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," September 1978 through June 1979 (Vol. 39 Nos. 3 through 12).
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 14 titles deal with the following topics: case studies of college student and adult composing processes; developing patterns and individual differences in children's writing; writing apprehension's relation to writing quality; egocentrism in the written work of college freshman composition students; synchronic/diachronic linguistic analysis of high school student compositions; syntactic development in college freshman composition students; cross-cultural comparison of three writing systems as they relate to dyslexia; a framework for discourse analysis; audience adaptation skill development for writing persuasively; and the relationship between the written communication of community college deans and their effectiveness ratings. (RL)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Academic Ability, Annotated Bibliographies, Children, College Freshmen, Deans, Descriptive Linguistics, Diachronic Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Dyslexia, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Persuasive Discourse, Student Characteristics, Student Development, Syntax, Writing (Composition), Writing Processes, Writing Skills, Written Language
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.