ERIC Number: ED189588
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: Preschool and Elementary: 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 53 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) instructional procedures for teaching word meanings; (2) readability; (3) reading acquisition; (4) the relation of word deprivation to reading in elementary school children; (5) blending and segmenting as prereading skills; (6) teaching reading comprehension; (7) the effects of oral reading and related language experiences on the reading readiness of kindergarten children; (8) memory span and the optimal introductory reading lesson; (9) factors related to the development of sixth grade students' reading habits; (10) administrators' perceptions of the involvement of specialized reading personnel in the elementary school reading program; (11) lexical access for single printed units in first grade children; (12) selective attention in language comprehension; (13) the effects of training in visual imagery and phrasing on reading comprehension; (14) the development of reading-related knowledge over the preschool years; (15) training in test wiseness on reading scores of low and middle socioeconomic status children; (16) the relationship of teacher reinforcement to pupil behavior and reading achievement; and (17) cognitive style and reading. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Beginning Reading, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Education, Language Arts, Language Skills, Prereading Experience, Preschool Education, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Study Skills, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.