ERIC Number: ED177502
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Study Skills: College and Adult: 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: the relationship between readability of written material and reading competency of upper middle class adult readers, the economic benefits of adult basic education in Alabama, structured tutoring in the community college, the effect of a college reading improvement program on reading achievement, the effect of reading instruction based on science content on engineering technology students' reading ability, the effects of training in rapid reading on the comprehension of time-compressed speech, the effects of affective training on test anxiety and reading test performance, components constituting effective adult basic education programs, the effects of cloze exercises on the reading achievement of college freshmen, the effectiveness of a modified version of SQ3R on university students' study behavior, the effects of underlining on comprehension and retention of textbook material, the relationship between self-estimation of reading ability and personality factors in college freshmen, and the relationship between standardized reading test scores and reading and writing grades of college freshmen. (GT)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Basic Education, Adult Reading Programs, Annotated Bibliographies, Cloze Procedure, College Freshmen, College Programs, Content Area Reading, Doctoral Dissertations, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Readability, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Study Skills
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.