ERIC Number: ED197311
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," 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 20 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the relationship of self-monitoring and the study orientation of adult students; (2) the efficacy of the reading miscue inventory in evaluating the reading performance of college freshmen; (3) the relationships of selected factors to success in a college reading program; (4) self-concept and reading interests of older adults; (5) the attitudes, behaviors, and strategies related to occupational literacy; (6) teaching library skills in conjunction with freshman English; (7) freshman reading achievement levels and the readability of assigned books in content area courses in a community college; (8) the effects of teaching sentence combining to community college freshmen; (9) popular reading of college students from 1965 to 1975; (10) the ranges of life interests and reading interests among adult users of public libraries; (11) the reading flexibility of graduate students; (12) flow chart organizational training and its effect on reading comprehension and retention; (13) the implementation of a mastery learning model in reading at the college level; (14) the influence of two different methods of reading instruction on college students' reading achievement; and (15) schema theory, word frequency, and anticipation in reading. (FL)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, College English, College Students, Content Area Reading, Doctoral Dissertations, Higher Education, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Reading Interests, 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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