ERIC Number: ED197365
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Teaching of Writing: 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) voice in writing; (2) the effectiveness of an individualized humanistic writing program; (3) the effects of peer evaluation on eighth grade narrative writing; (4) student-centered versus teacher-centered college composition programs; (5) a comparison of pentadic and tagmemic approaches to writing instruction; (6) a rhetoric textbook combining reading, writing, and thinking; (7) the effects of transformational grammar and sentence combining on the use of syntactic strategies; (8) paradigmatic language training of adult illiterates; (9) a structured unit on expository paragraph development through time order for seventh grade students; (10) speaking as a prewriting activity; (11) rhetoric theory into practice; (12) teaching prewriting; (13) critical thinking skills and writing instruction; (14) sequencing composition assignments; (15) sentence combining, syntactic maturity, and writing quality of minority college freshmen in a summer preentry program; (16) writing instruction for the gifted; (17) writing instruction at the elementary school level; and (18) the nature and teaching of writing. (RL)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Annotated Bibliographies, Comparative Analysis, Disadvantaged, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Literary Styles, Program Evaluation, Rhetoric, Sentence Combining, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Research, Writing Skills
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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