ERIC Number: ED175042
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Bilingual, Bicultural, and Bidialectal Studies Related to Reading and Communication Skills: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," November 1978 through June 1979 (Vol. 39 Nos. 5 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 21 titles deal with the following topics: the language, communicative styles, and speech patterns of blacks and non-blacks; the prereading concept acquisition of Spanish-dominant kindergarten children; the self-concept and cross-cultural awareness of Greek-American students; language and reading factors as indicators of achievement in science and social studies for bilingual students; the language, cognition, and social attitudes of black children; the reading vocabulary of Pima Indian students; the oral reading miscues of Mexican-American students; oral communication apprehension in bilingual students; first and second language listening comprehension skills; bilingual and cross-cultural referential communication; curriculum decisions concerning Black English; the communicative competence in English of Spanish-speaking children; the self-esteem, reading facility, and bilingual schooling of Puerto Rican students; the code-switching ability of black students; a Cureton reading, Cuisenaire mathematics, and bilingual program; the use of syntactic cues by monolingual and bilingual subjects; self-concept, adult basic education programs, and the Yankton Sioux; the language acquisition of bilingual children; the effects of instruction on Black English speakers; and the educational and social development of Chinese immigrant students. (FL)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Basic Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Biculturalism, Bilingualism, Communication Skills, Cultural Influences, Dialects, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Language Processing, Language Usage, Listening Comprehension, Minority Groups, Oral Reading, Reading Research, Speech Communication
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.