ERIC Number: ED210656
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reading and Study Skills Instruction: Preschool and Elementary: 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 26 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) a structured and an unstructured approach to kindergarten instruction and their effects on reading readiness for the first grade; (2) effects of exposure to story tapes and accompanying books on interest in reading related activities of preschoolers; (3) reading and writing behaviors of selected fourth grade and seventh grade students; (4) verbal and nonverbal cognitive strategies of young readers; (5) attitude and self-concept of children who read before grade one; (6) a study of cross-age peer tutoring as a strategy for middle school reading improvement; (7) investigating questioning behavior as an indicator of reading readiness; (8) comparison of reading readiness of kindergarten students in three programs; (9) the relationship between oral reading fluency and other reading behaviors among first grade children; (10) summer vacation reading achievement gain or loss and related fall recovery time; (11) a comparison of an individualized reading program and a basal reading program in first and second grades; (12) the effects of reduced class size upon the acquisition of reading skills in grade two; and (13) a parental program for the preparation of preschool children in reading readiness. (HTH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Beginning Reading, Cognitive Processes, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Education, Prereading Experience, Preschool Education, Reading Attitudes, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Reading Programs, Reading Readiness, Reading Research, Study Skills, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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