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ERIC Number: ED177492
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 20
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Study Skills: Secondary: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July 1978 through June 1979 (Vol. 39 Nos. 1 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 29 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: various factors in terms of attitudes toward reading; the effect of group counseling on self-concept and reading achievement; the effect of three modes of instruction on comprehension and attitude scores of secondary language arts students; the influence of learning laboratory techniques on reading achievement; the effect of advanced organizers and text organization on reading comprehension; the effects of mastery testing on reading comprehension; sex role expectancy as a determinant of reading behavior; an investigation of the relative effect between questions and declarative statements as guides to reading comprehension; syntactic complexity and its effects on mathematical problems; readability of several versions of the Bible; the effects of readability levels on subject content in American history textbooks; the effects of noise on reading comprehension and task completion time; the effects of intergrade tutoring on reading achievement; and compressed speech as an aid in improving the reading skills of junior high students. (MKM)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.