ERIC Number: ED203384
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Language Use, Language Ability, and Language Development: 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 20 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) psycholinguistic abilities in American Sioux Indian children; (2) cohesion in verbals of scientific and technical English; (3) teacher-child discourse interactions and the language of preschool hearing impaired children; (4) acquisition of word meaning by children with and without learning disability; (5) children's knowledge of advanced phonics rules; (6) variation in language use patterns across different group settings in two bilingual second grade classrooms; (7) effects of divorce and the consequent absence of one parent on the language development of nursery school children; (8) selected relationships between linguistic processing skills and reading; (9) metalinguistic awareness revealed in the classroom literacy learning discourse of culturally diverse first grade students; and (10) family literacy and the social context of learning to read and write. (RL)
Descriptors: American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Child Language, Cohesion (Written Composition), Cultural Influences, Divorce, Doctoral Dissertations, English Instruction, Family Influence, Figurative Language, Hearing Impairments, Higher Education, Language Acquisition, Language Handicaps, Language Research, Language Usage, Learning Disabilities, Native Language Instruction, One Parent Family, Psycholinguistics, Remedial Instruction, Secondary Education, Verbs
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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