ERIC Number: ED204720
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: College and Adult: 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 ten titles deal with the following topics: (1) the composing process of adult basic writing students; (2) an integrated approach to reading and writing for college students; (3) the teaching and learning of reading in the community college; (4) the relative effectiveness of four instructional approaches to college speed reading instruction; (5) the effects of advance organizers on the reading recall of adults with varying reading abilities; (6) the effects of word frequency, sentence length, and sentence structure on the readability of two college textbook passages; (7) selected characteristics of older adult readers and nonreaders; (8) the combined effects of motivation training and reading instruction on the performance of high-risk community college freshmen; (9) reading instruction in Texas community and junior colleges and two-year technical colleges; and (10) the reading competency of successful community college students. (RL)
Descriptors: Adults, Advance Organizers, Annotated Bibliographies, Classroom Techniques, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, High Achievement, Higher Education, Individual Characteristics, Low Achievement, Motivation, Readability, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Speed Reading, Study Skills, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Writing Instruction
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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