ERIC Number: ED210654
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
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Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: Secondary: 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 ten titles deal with the following topics: (1) an inductive method for teaching three skills necessary for reading narrative fiction; (2) the use of reading strategies in secondary level content area classrooms; (3) seventh grade students' insights about the strategies they used to study and understand an expository text; (4) the strategies used by selected junior high school students to read content area materials; (5) the reading process as a transactional learning experience; (6) a psycholinguistic investigation of the cloze responses of secondary school students; (7) achievement and attitudinal outcomes of teaching tenth grade American history by a lecture method and a method emphasizing the development of reading skills; (8) high school students' reading ability in their assigned science and social studies textbooks as measured by the cloze procedure; (9) the extent to which students in content area classrooms are given instruction in reading assigned materials; and (10) a comparison of basic concept formation performance and verbal concept formation performance of ninth grade students who were grouped according to reading ability. (FL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.