ERIC Number: ED230987
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Written Language and Writing Abilities: 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) reasoning strategies used by gifted and average fifth grade children in written discourse; (2) the effect of mode of discourse on the syntactic complexity of the written expression of learning disabled students at three grade levels; (3) metainstructional, extralinguistic awareness, and the development of writing skills in college-level basic writers; (4) indicators of quality in natural language composition; (5) students' perceptions of composing as reflected through Kelly repertory grids; (6) the effects of an assigned rhetorical context on the syntax and holistic quality of the writing of first-year college students; (7) the relationship of television viewing, reading, and the home environment to children's creativity, creative writing, and writing ability; (8) autobiographical writing in adolescents; and (9) relationships between selected dimensions of writing and drawing in first grade children's compositions. (FL)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Processes, Content Area Writing, Creativity, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Learning Disabilities, Linguistics, Syntax, Technical Writing, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Readiness, Writing Research, Writing Skills, Written Language
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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