ERIC Number: ED179943
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reading Achievement: Characteristics Associated with Success and Failure: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1979 (Vol. 40 Nos. 1 through 6).
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. Among the topics covered in the 26 titles are the following: self concept and reading achievement; eye movement patterns and reading ability; psychological and neuropsychological measures of performance of children with variations in reading and arithmetic achievement; student morale factors and reading achievement; reflective and impulsive cognitive styles and reading achievement; interrelationships of principal's knowledge of reading, principal's leader behavior, teacher morale, and academic achievement; verbal labeling, cumulative rehearsal, and the short-term memory of normal and reading-delayed children; memory for sentences in gifted, average, and poor readers; first grade reading achievement and grouping, readiness, sex, and socioeconomic status; psychometric typologies of primary reading disability; representational competence and reading achievement; oral language structures and responses in children with reading difficulty; Piagetian cognitive development and reading and language achievement; auditory/visual and spatial/temporal integration; children's memory for prose; reading performance and awareness of comprehension of textbook passages; busing and reading achievement; the "Kinetic Family Drawing" and reading achievement; and ear dominance and reading vocabulary performance. (FL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.