ERIC Number: ED210705
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Written Language and Writing Abilities: 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 29 titles deal with a vareity of topics, including the following: (1) the interrelationship of reading and writing in the composing process; (2) the relationship between composition teachers' ability to write and the writing achievement of their students; (3) the composing of skilled and less-skilled freshman college students; (4) the composing processes and graphic linguistic awareness of three very young children; (5) a psycholinguistic study of writing; (6) the relationship of textual and nontextual characteristics to schemata for expository and narrative prose; (7) the effects of variations in essay questions on the writing performance of college freshman; (8) the quality and syntactic maturity of college freshmen's in-class and out-of-class writing samples; (9) cognitive style and writing; (10) the effects of various notemaking strategies on the recall of textual material; (12) a theory of composition for undergraduate basic writers; (13) cohesion patterns in expository paragraphs; (14) written communication at the managerial and professional/technical levels; (15) the effects of subliminal implantation in written material on the decision making process; and (16) the composing processes and heuristic strategies of six adult remedial writers. (HTH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Style, Cohesion (Written Composition), Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Expository Writing, Higher Education, Preschool Education, Prewriting, Reading Comprehension, Writing (Composition), Writing Processes, Writing Research, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.