ERIC Number: ED189554
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: Secondary: 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. The 15 titles deal with the following topics: (1) a hierarchy of purposes for reading assignments applied to secondary school social studies; (2) the effects of sentence combining practice on reading comprehension; (3) the effects of values clarification upon reading achievement, biology content achievement, cognitive levels of development, and expressive language; (4) bisensory memory in disabled and normal readers; (5) the effect of an eclectic reading laboratory program on high school readers; (6) the effects of advance organizers on comprehension of a reading task; (7) the effects of transactional evaluation on reading attitudes and achievement of high school students participating in an interdisciplinary reading program; (8) the syllable or vocalic center group as a factor of word perception; (9) the teaching of content area reading skills; (10) the effect of confirmation of answers on comprehension in reading; (11) the effectiveness of study skills instruction; (12) cognitive operations employed in the reconstruction of text content; (13) the effect of interest on the reading miscues, strategies, and behaviors of high school students while reading American history materials; (14) the effects of training in note taking from written material; and (15) student achievement in selected reading programs and their impact on learning. (FL)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Processes, Content Area Reading, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Sentence Combining, Study Skills, Teacher Effectiveness, 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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