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ERIC Number: ED210702
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Testing and Evaluation in 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 28 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) a method of individually appraising the precursory skills of beginning readers; (2) the effects of instructing third grade students in interpretive reading comprehension using the basal reader; (3) selected variables related to early prediction of performance on a school district's proficiency test; (4) educational cognitive style and the assessment of reading comprehension; (5) the relative readability of ten college English handbooks with a validation of the Fry Readability Graph for levels 13 through 17; (6) the relationship between a norm referenced secondary level reading test and a criterion referenced functional literacy test; (7) the design, implementation, and evaluation of a staff development program in a comprehensive reading/communication arts curriculum; (8) using readability estimates to measure redundancy of a cloze instrument; (9) student self-tracking with microcomputer; and (10) relationships among measures of intelligence and reading achievement in young gifted children. (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.
Note: Pages may be marginally legible.