ERIC Number: ED219736
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Reading, Comprehension, and Memory Processes: 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 21 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) creativity as a mediating variable in inferential reading comprehension; (2) teacher questioning and student response interaction during portions of reading comprehension lessons; (3) filtering and construction processes in the comprehension of text; (4) sequential memory abilities and reading achievement; (5) the effect of organizational pattern on comprehension; (6) the relationship of elaboration, organization, and speed of processing to text comprehension differences; (7) problems with masculine generics; (8) effects of prior knowledge and concept-building on good and poor readers' comprehension; (9)concrete-to-abstract instructional progression, readiness, and language patterns; (10) students' concepts of reading and their achievement in reading comprehension; (11) first grade students' understanding of reading terminology; (12) the contribution of prior knowledge, vividness of imagery, academic ability, and "colorfulness" of passage to students' free recall; (13) poor comprehenders' instantiation of oral and written discourse; and (14) effects of mnemonic strategy variations on students' recall. (HOD)
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Memory, Mnemonics, Prior Learning, Questioning Techniques, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Recall (Psychology)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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