ERIC Number: ED210645
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: College and Adult: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1981 (Vol. 42 Nos. 1 through 6).
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 relationship between the syntactical complexity of expository writing and reading comprehension levels of community college students, (2) fluent and nonfluent readers' use of strategies in text comprehension, (3) the organization and effectiveness of community college reading programs, (4) the social context of adult reading instruction, (5) a computer-managed tutorial reading system, (6) the effects of format and number of arguments on reading comprehension of college undergraduates, (7) the effect of a reading improvement program on the college student, and (8) schema modification as one aspect of reading comprehension. (HTH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, Anxiety, Comprehension, Computer Managed Instruction, Doctoral Dissertations, Higher Education, Individualized Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Remedial Reading, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.