ERIC Number: ED210703
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
English Language Arts Skills and Instruction: 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 36 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) distancing in young children's stories; (2) the effects of verbal and visual elaborations on the learning of abstract concepts; (3) the effects of underlined cues, advance organizers, and post organizers on meaningful prose learning; (4) planning and implementing a junior high school gifted program for language arts/social studies; (5) simultaneous computer-delivered audiovisual word cuing; (6) imagination and environmental cues in young children's verbal creativity; (7) elective English in secondary schools; (8) phonemic analysis, concrete operations, and reading an alphabetic script; (9) the effect of pictures on the acquisition of isolated sight words; (10) the relation of media to English instruction; (11) spelling reform for the English language; (12) the effects of spelling games on the spelling achievement of elementary school students; (13) lexicogrammatical and behavioral forms that code time and space; (14) the relationship of sociocultural distance to the reading and writing skills of community college basic skills students; and (15) the effects of various writing tools on the handwriting legibility of first grade students. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Context Clues, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Higher Education, Language Arts, Language Skills, Listening Skills, Reading Skills, Speech Skills, Spelling Instruction, Teaching Methods, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.