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ERIC Number: ED237946
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Reading Achievement: Characteristics Associated with Success and Failure: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1983 (Vol. 44 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 28 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) prekindergarten screening and first grade reading achievement; (2) the influence of the instructional environment on children's acquisition of reading; (3) possible relationships among failure feedback, learned helplessness, and reading achievement in the fourth grade; (4) the principal's role in reading achievement and reading programs; (5) predictor variables in reading achievement at the kindergarten and first grade levels; (6) the relationship between student reading ability and textbook difficulty; (7) behavioral and cognitive antecedents of reading achievement in the elementary grades; (8) environmental print identification by preschool children; (9) reading material selection by fifth grade students with accurate and inaccurate self-concepts; and (10) the relationship of prosodic cues to reading fluency. (MM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Case Studies, Cerebral Dominance, Classroom Environment, Cognitive Development, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Education, Feedback, Oral Reading, Predictor Variables, Readability, Reading Ability, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Reading Material Selection, Reading Readiness, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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