ERIC Number: ED188162
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: College and Adult: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1980 (Vol. 40 Nos. 7 through 12).
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 dealt with in the 22 titles are the following: (1) the influence on reading ability and behavior of instructional objectives, the answering of self-generated questions, writing in the expressive mode, instruction in critical reading skills, and levels of cognitive development; (2) reading and study skills programs in Alabama's state-supported two-year and four-year colleges; (3) college students' reading ability and the readability of their textbooks in relation to each other and as predictors of academic achievement; (4) the reading interests of elementary classroom teachers, adult new readers, and older adults; (5) relationships between reading ability and degree of self-actualization in prospective teachers; (6) computer-based instructional management versus individually prescribed reading instruction for community college students; (7) reading achievement and readability of job-oriented materials in relation to job performance; (8) programs in remedial study skills training for college freshmen and in effective reading for professional adults; and (9) instructional methods to facilitate the prose learning of college students. (GT)
Descriptors: Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, College Freshmen, Content Area Reading, Doctoral Dissertations, Higher Education, Job Performance, Older Adults, Postsecondary Education, Readability, Reading Achievement, Reading Instruction, Reading Interests, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Study Skills, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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