ERIC Number: ED204727
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: Preschool and Elementary: 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 28 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) cognitive style and the reading of children in second grade; (2) the effect of increased review in teaching sight words to average and poor readers; (3) changes in strategies of good and poor readers as text gradually increases in difficulty; (4) the effects of a computer-managed system of individualized instruction; (5) the evaluation of narrative retellings by sixth grade students; (6) the impact of two types of reading skills development activities on listening vocabulary and reading comprehension; (7) the effects of a parent education program on the home literary environment and reading readiness; (8) instructional reading programs for the academically gifted; (9) children's and teachers' recall and reactions to read-aloud books; (10) the effect of reader-authored materials on the performance of beginning readers; (11) environmental problems in basal readers; and (12) the influence of question format on children's recall of hierarchically structured stories. (HTH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Doctoral Dissertations, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Gifted, Language Arts, Listening Skills, Parent Role, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Reading Programs, Reading Readiness, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Study 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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