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ERIC Number: ED204728
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 18
Abstractor: N/A
Reading, Comprehension, and Memory Processes: 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 30 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) effects of graphic organizers, textual organization, and reading comprehension level on recall of expository prose; (2) the effect of metaphor on the reading comprehension of sixth grade students; (3) effects of vocabulary difficulty and text characteristics on children's reading comprehension; (4) a self-questioning strategy; (5) third and sixth grade students' comprehension of anaphoric relations in basal readers; (6) oral reading intonation and reading comprehension; (7) the effects of interspersed questions, advance organizers, and post organizers on good and poor comprehenders; (8) age related effects of the interaction of prior knowledge and text structure on the recall of prose; (9) two techniques that elicit predictive responses on the comprehension of content area reading material; (10) a psycholinguistic study of how syntax affects comprehension; (11) the effectiveness of a selected set of study aids on the reading comprehension of fifth and sixth grade students; and (12) the effect of inference-making aids on poor readers' comprehension. (RL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials; 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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