ERIC Number: ED230980
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
English Language Arts Skills and Instruction: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1983 (Vol. 43 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 17 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) spelling; (2) the effect of orientation instructions using a terminal value as an extrinsic motivator of listening comprehension; (3) a schematic method for teaching meaning vocabulary; (4) curriculum development in one community college English department from 1973 to 1981; (5) the relationship between communicative competence and perceived confirmation in second and third grade children; (6) oral communication apprehension and its relationship to language achievement and attitudes toward the language arts among sixth grade children; (7) basic communication skills for the year 2,000 as projected by English educators, communication specialists, and futurists; and (8) the effects of an experimental program in listening. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Communication Apprehension, Communication Skills, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Futures (of Society), Grammar, Higher Education, Language Acquisition, Language Arts, Language Attitudes, Listening Skills, Spelling Instruction, Vocabulary Development
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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