ERIC Number: ED225122
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Study Skills Instruction: Preschool and Elementary. Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1982 (Vol. 43 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 28 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) factors affecting third graders' comprehension of descriptive texts; (2) the trope density of selected first, second, and third grade basal readers; (3) a comparison of study skills instruction found in five widely used basal reading series; (4) trope density in seventh and eighth grade basal readers; (5) the effects of study strategies upon the reading comprehension of above- and below-average readers; (6) the effect of varied sentence construction on the reading comprehension of intermediate grade readers; (7) preschool reading related behaviors; (8) the effect of varied amounts of sustained silent reading on selected aspects of reading/thinking skills and attitude toward reading; (9) the role of the elementary school principal in the management of the primary school reading program; (10) a comparison of syntax in selected basal readers and commercial television programs that are popular with children; (11) evidence on the revisionist argument for grouping for primary grade reading; (12) the effect of teaching a story schema on third grade students' reading comprehension and story writing; (13) readability and plot content in basal readers and children's trade books; and (14) the effect of selected instructional strategies on pupils' reading achievement in grades 2 through 5. (HTH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Annotated Bibliographies, Basal Reading, Doctoral Dissertations, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Principals, Reading Attitudes, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Material Selection, Reading Materials, Reading Research, Schemata (Cognition), Silent Reading, Study Skills, Textbook Evaluation
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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