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ERIC Number: ED197365
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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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