ERIC Number: ED181412
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: Preschool and Elementary: 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. The 47 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: a programed tutoring project in which older students tutored first grade students; oral reading miscues made by children in high, medium, and low reading groups; the effect of play therapy and reading enrichment clubs upon self-concept; the effects of group versus individual tutoring on the achievement of word recognition skills; classroom verbal interaction, teachers' perceptions of students' self-concept and autonomy, and reading group placement; the validity of the "rule of thumb"; specification and validation of reading skills hierarchies; a comparison of teaching techniques employing intrinsic or extrinsic motivation toward reading and either individual or group contingencies of reinforcement; effects of teacher responses to pupil miscues on pupil strategies of decoding and comprehending; articulation therapy and progress in reading; a present and historical anlaysis of basal reading series; three approaches to teaching oral reading; the effects of perceptual and Piagetian cognitive training on reading achievement; the cloze technique and reading vocabulary and comprehension; a supplementary newspaper-based primary reading program; differential language use by teachers interacting with high and low reading groups; elementary school reading specialists; the beginning reading process; and cross-age tutoring. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Beginning Reading, Cloze Procedure, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Interaction, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulty, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Student Motivation, Study Skills, Teaching Methods, Tutoring
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.