ERIC Number: ED189646
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
English Language Arts Skills and Instruction: 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 in part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 27 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the effects of second language learning on achievement in English; (2) developmental aspects and effects of variables on prekindergarten, kindergarten, and first grade students' letter recognition and discrimination skills; (3) a kinesthetic method of teaching language arts to immature high-risk first grade students; (4) the use of connectives by fluent and not-so-fluent readers; (5) remedial instruction in cursive handwriting; (6) the language processing characteristics of secondary school students with reading and spelling difficulties; (7) teacher expectations concerning selected language arts competencies of students; (8) achievement and attitudes of students enrolled in a traditional English program and those in an elective program; (9) the relationsbip of the subskills in listening comprehension to the subskills in reading comprehension; (10) school-related causes of and possible remedies to the declining writing and verbal skills of high school students; (11) the relationship between locus-of-control, academic achievement in the areas of English and mathematics, and year-end English and mathematics scores. (FL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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