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ERIC Number: ED210679
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 24
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Language Use, Language Ability, and Language Development: 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 49 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the relation of cognitive ability and receptive language ability in primary school children; (2) verbal cognition; (3) contextual methods of teaching vocabulary in grade 11; (4) the efficacy of letter cloze as a perceptual organizing technique; (5) verbal plurality and aspect; (6) structure building operations and word order; (7) individual differences in acquisition and use of English derivational morphology; (8) children's humorous language; (9) the evolution of brain lateralization and its implications for language; (10) phrase structure, subcategorization, and transformations in the English verb phrase; (11) categorization in phonology; (12) children's questions and the discovery of interrogative syntax; (13) case relations in generative grammar; (14) the influence of linguistic context on word recognition accuracy and miscues; (15) sentence bridging and reading proficiency; (16) the effects of set expectations on lexical access; (17) teaching linguistics to the adolescent student; and (18) grammars for the recognition of natural language. (FL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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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