ERIC Number: ED225125
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Testing and Evaluation in Reading and Communication Skills: 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 13 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the preparation of eighth grade students for criterion referenced reading testing and its effect on standardized reading scores; (2) alternative cloze test formats for use with fourth and sixth grade readers; (3) the relationship between early identification procedures during kindergarten and subsequent third grade reading achievement; (4) sixth and seventh grade standardized test scores as predictors of performance on the verbal sections of SAT's; (5) the development and testing of a systematic observation instrument to study teacher effectiveness in the reading classroom; (6) the design, implementation, and evaluation of a criterion referenced diagnostic/prescriptive reading course for college students; (7) the development and evaluation of a self-report instrument to measure conflict management style; (8) the relationships between a visual reversals test and a phonemic segmentation task and end-of-first-grade reading achievement; (9) the validity of the descriptive tests of language skills and other predictor variables in the placement of basic skills students in a college developmental reading course; and (10) the evaluation of a college developmental reading program on the criteria of retention of reading achievement, change in attitude toward reading, and student satisfaction with reading instruction. (HTH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Communication Research, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Reading Achievement, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Reading Tests, Test Construction, Test Reliability, Test Use, Testing
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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