ERIC Number: ED197305
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Reading, Comprehension, and Memory Processes: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1980 (Vol. 41 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 31 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) teaching strategies for reading comprehension; (2) strategies for assigning meaning to unfamiliar words in context; (3) differential processing of explicit and implicit information; (4) the effect of prose organization on recall; (5) reading and thinking skills of lawyers, law professors, and law students; (6) Zen and the art of reading; (7) the effects of reading purposes on comprehension; (8) a Piagetian model of reading comprehension; (9) the effect of folklore on the reading comprehension and attitudes of the Alaskan adolescent native; (10) psycholinguistic processes in reading; and (11) the effects of underlining and study time on comprehension and recall. (HTH)
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.