ERIC Number: ED176230
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Teacher Education in Reading and Communication Skills: 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 25 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: the effectiveness of a reading inservice program on secondary school teachers' knowledge, attitudes, and teaching behavior; the student teaching practicum in reading; inservice reading instruction and teachers' perceptions of their principals' competencies in facilitating a reading program; student teachers' assessment of and prescription for secondary school pupils' reading levels; teacher performance in an adult basic education program in Jamaica; English methods courses in New England and in Midwestern colleges and universities; training in client-centered consultation skills and reading consultants' ability to effect change; instructional television in the teacher education course; critical components in a staff development program based on the recommendations of the National Council of Teachers of English; the use of competency-based instructional materials to improve teacher effectiveness in language development; a dynamic model for staff development in reading; teacher preparation in multicultural literature; teachers' conceptions of reading; and shifts in preservice teachers' perceptions of competence and in their attitudes toward the role of reading. (FL)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Improvement
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.