ERIC Number: ED181466
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Bilingual, Bicultural, and Bidialectal Studies Related to 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. Among the topics covered in the 31 titles are the following: the oral English syntax of bilingual Indian children in Manitoba, Canada; linguistic style shifting in black English; oral language assessment by sentence repetition; environmental influences on patterns of communication in a black community; second language acquisition among Hispanic children in a bilingual program; language dominance and bilingual education; reading and dialect; dialect speaking children's use of contextual and graphic information in learning to read; oral English proficiency of Mexican-American migrant students; the acquisition of four black English morphological rules by black preschool children; Afro-American culture/cognition relations; techniques for teaching English to non-English speaking elementary school children; black American children's signing games; expressed reading preferences of Mexican-American children; the interpretation of verb tense in written passages by black English-speaking and standard-English-speaking children; black students' and white faculty members' perceptions of black students' classroom communication; oral language gains in a French-English bilingual education program; reading interests expressed by black adolescents in response to a biracial annotated fictitious titles survey; and reading miscues of Spanish-surnamed readers. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Bilingual Education, Blacks, Communication Research, Communication Skills, Cultural Awareness, Dialects, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Intercultural Programs, Language Research, Multicultural Education, Non English Speaking, Oral Language, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Spanish Speaking, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.