ERIC Number: ED181414
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: College and Adult: 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 ten titles deal with the following topics: passage integrity and type of instruction in prose learning; college student self-concept and reading gain in two instructional methods; the consequences for adults of childhood underachievement in reading; an instrument for evaluating instructional materials for adult basic reading; adult reading behavior and ego-stage development; the reading preferences of institutionalized versus noninstitutionalized rural older adults; tutor training practices, procedures, and materials in an adult literacy program that uses volunteer tutors; the validity of four nontraditional measures of reading comprehension; relationships between college reading program content, operation, and effectiveness; and the development of an adult literacy program. (RL)
Descriptors: Adult Reading Programs, Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, College Students, Doctoral Dissertations, Higher Education, Literacy Education, Older Adults, Program Evaluation, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Habits, Reading Instruction, Reading Interests, Reading Material Selection, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Self Concept, Tutoring
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.