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ERIC Number: ED225171
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
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Written Language and Writing Abilities: 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 37 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) composing strategies used by college freshmen; (2) three methods of assessment of writing ability; (3) one child's growth in writing; (4) the relationship between the oral and written narrative and expository compositions of ninth grade students; (5) notetaking in a college lecture classroom; (6) the effects of sentence combining exercises on syntactic fluency, quality of writing, and standard usage in the writing of community college freshmen; (7) the structure of ideas in freshman composition; (8) the role of expressive writing in the writing process; (9) frames, content organization, and themes in student expository essays; (10) the occurrence of passives in written English; (11) business writing; (12) revision strategies of basic and competent writers as they write for different audiences; (13) the effectiveness of three language arts curriculum models in describing written composition curricula; (14) voice and voicelessness in freshman writing; and (15) the effects of parent modeling on student writing competencies. (JL)
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.