ERIC Number: ED210694
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Bilingual, Bicultural, and Bidialectal Studies Related to Reading and Communication Skills: 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 17 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the communicative competence of teenage boys in a northern United States urban warren; (2) the effects of second language learning upon reading achievement in selected English speaking second and fifth grade students; (3) differences in WISC verbal-performance categories and reading achievement among black, urban school children; (4) the development of a language arts program designed to improve reading and writing skills in Spanish or bilingual secondary level students using their interest as motivation; (5) the effects of race and dialect on decoding; (6) racial similarities and differences in adolescents' proverb comprehension; (7) the effects of dialects in selected passages on black third grade students' reading strategies as revealed by miscue analysis; (8) children's acquisition of variable features; (9) factors associated with low achievement among Mexican-American college students; (10) the speaking and reading durations of young black adults; (11) the effects of content schema on reading comprehension for Hispanic, black, and white cultural groups; and (12) black English and the Stanford-Binet test of intelligence. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Bilingual Education, Black Students, Communication Skills, Dialects, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, English, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Language Research, Oral Language, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Second Language Learning, Spanish Speaking, Standard Spoken Usage, Urban Youth, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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