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ERIC Number: ED177492
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
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)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Content Area Reading, Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, High Schools, Junior High Schools, Learning Laboratories, Readability, Reading Achievement, Reading Attitudes, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Interests, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Secondary Education, Speech Compression, Student Attitudes, Study Skills, Syntax, Tutoring
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.