ERIC Number: ED188104
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: Secondary: 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 15 titles deal with the following topics: the effects of reading preference, diagnostic-prescriptive teaching, prior knowledge, training in visual imagery, and electromyograph biofeedback training on reading comprehension; personal interest reading programs; the open versus self-contained reading classroom; English teachers' familiarity with reading techniques; student reading interests and home reading environment; the paperback book pacing method to improve reading speed; teaching beginning reading skills to secondary students; the organization and effects of secondary developmental reading programs; and a reading and study needs assessment. (AEA)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Diagnostic Teaching, Doctoral Dissertations, Low Income Groups, Miscue Analysis, Needs Assessment, Paperback Books, Parent Attitudes, Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Interests, Reading Material Selection, Reading Programs, Reading Rate, Reading Research, Recreational Reading, Secondary Education, Self Contained Classrooms, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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