ERIC Number: ED219729
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: College and Adult: 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 19 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the effects of study guides on content retention and reading achievement among community college freshmen; (2) the effects of schemata and text structure on retention; (3) syntactic cues used in silent reading comprehension by good, average, and poor college readers; (4) the effect of guidance in reading and study skills in the content areas on reading comprehension and course achievement; (5) the usefulness of advance organizers under a variety of experimental conditions; (6) the reading program practices of adult basic education centers in Ohio; (7) the aging process as it affects reading activities and cultural interests of the serious reader; (8) the types and use of context clues reported by mature readers of community college social science textbooks; (9) the efficacy of a diagnostic and prescriptive reading program in changing reading grade levels in technical college students; (10) the effects of a macroorangizer on the prose learning of graduate students with different reading levels; (11) the effects of an interrelated language skills approach on a remedial program for the adult learner; and (12) the effects of imposed processing strategies on the comprehension and recall of text. (FL)
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Processes, Doctoral Dissertations, Higher Education, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Interests, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Remedial Reading, Schemata (Cognition), Study Skills, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.