ERIC Number: ED203380
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Bilingual, Bicultural, and Bidialectal Studies Related to Reading and Communication Skills: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1981 (Vol. 41 Nos. 7 through 12).
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 14 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the English reading competence of Navajo students in public and Bureau of Indian Affairs schools; (2) the effect of syntax on readability for Spanish-speaking adult students of English as a second language; (3) the characteristics of reading programs for migrant children; (4) the effects of a parent involvement program on the reading achievement, school attitude, reading attitude, and cognitive home environment scores of Mexican-American migrant pupils; (5) developmental patterns in native and nonnative reading acquisition; (6) a reading tutorial program for underachieving migrant students; (7) reading achievement among selected adolescent Latino/Chicano students as a result of participating in an ethnocurriculum; (8) the effects of two visual training programs upon automaticity of letter and word recognition in urban black kindergarten children; (9) spelling ability as a reflection of underlying phonological representation in child speakers of black English vernacular; (10) black American vernacular vocabulary; and (11) the effect of context on the understanding of idiomatic expressions and multiple-meaning vocabulary words for monolingual and bilingual readers. (FL)
Descriptors: Adult Education, American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Bilingual Education, Black Dialects, Child Language, Communication Skills, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Language Acquisition, Language Research, Migrant Youth, Oral Language, Parent Participation, Reading Attitudes, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Spanish Speaking
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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