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ERIC Number: ED181423
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 16
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Testing and Evaluation in Reading and Communication Skills: 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 20 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: predictors of primary grade reading achievement; factor analysis of the WISC-R to distinguish disabled readers at three grade levels; a process model for developing informal oral reading inventories; the curricular validity of selected standardized reading achievement tests; an investigation of speech ratings as a function of rating scale; a comparison of approaches to measuring outcomes in adult basic education; the relationship between high school reading and math achievement levels and later life experiences; a correlation analysis of local and state minimum competency standards in New Jersey schools; teacher expectancy--the effect of race, sex, direction of writing performance and trials on the grading of essays; placement in freshman composition classes; and a factorial analysis of essay evaluation. (MKM)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.