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ERIC Number: ED197311
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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