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ERIC Number: ED218663
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 16
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Written Language and Writing Abilities: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1982 (Vol. 42 Nos. 7 through 12).
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 31 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the influence of audience on student writing; (2) syntax in the written language of reading-disabled and nonreading-disabled children; (3) the use of a creative writing scale as an evaluative and instructional tool by gifted primary school children; (4) the descriptive and persuasive writing skills of children; (5) the effects of different models of language arts instruction on the writing of second and third grade students; (6) the poetic-composing processes of twelfth grade students; (7) hemispheric dominance and imagaic writing; (8) propositionality, appositionality, and the writing process; (9) planning considerations in the composing process; (10) the effects of literary training on writing skills; (11) the relationship between rhetorical and scientific discovery; (12) sentence production errors in the writing of secondary school students; (13) composition self-evaluation related to changes in language self-concept accuracy and in writing performance; (14) spontaneous production of similes and metaphors in the writing of students in grades four, eight, and twelve, and the third year of college; and (15) the effects of selected text-forming structures on college freshmen's comprehension of expository prose. (HOD)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.