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ERIC Number: ED225125
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 10
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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