ERIC Number: ED219784
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
English Language Arts Skills and Instruction: 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 15 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) effects of text on sentence understanding; (2) the effects of a visual literacy program on concept development and communication skills; (3) the effectiveness of teaching specialized vocabulary using a newly created textbook or traditional vocabulary development techniques; (4) the use of aural cloze technique to enhance vocabulary and listening; (5) the effect of guiding kindergarten and third grade children to verbalize formational strokes on their ability to reproduce letterlike forms; (6) the development of language comprehension through a language enriched center-based preschool program; (7) ways that experienced teachers integrate language arts, reading, and literature in the elementary school classroom; (8) the effectiveness of visual discrimination and copying in helping students to retain high frequency words; (9) the developmental course of preschool/kindergarten aged children's handwriting behavior; (10) a basis for coordinating an English program for grades 7 through 12; and (12) the effectiveness of hand puppetry in reading vocabulary instruction for first grade students. (HTH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Development, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Handwriting, Integrated Activities, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Visual Literacy, Vocabulary Development
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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