ERIC Number: ED176267
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
English Language Arts Skills and Instruction: 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 40 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: the effect of prelistening and other activities on comprehension; minimal competencies in Florida high schools; methods of teaching manuscript handwriting; implications of the philosophy of Thomas Aquinas for teaching English; the effect of using electronic media in the language arts classroom; a comparison of three oral language systems in improving kindergarten children's receptive language; vocabulary development techniques; the Doctor of Arts degree in four departments of English; suggestions for career education; studies on spelling achievement and teaching spelling techniques; and administrator, teacher, and student attitudes on language norms, modes of language instruction, and selection of instructional materials. (AEA)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Career Education, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Graduate Study, Graduation Requirements, Higher Education, Individualized Instruction, Language Arts, Language Research, Language Skills, Listening Comprehension, Manuscript Writing (Handlettering), Minimum Competencies, Orthographic Symbols, Spelling, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.