ERIC Number: ED237948
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: Preschool and Elementary: 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 18 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) predicting kindergarten children's success with specific reading methods using group readiness tests; (2) the types of discourse included in basal reading programs and standardized reading tests; (3) the effects of direct teacher instruction on selected anaphora processing skills of fourth grade readers; (4) the impact of the Exemplary Center for Reading Instruction (ECRI) method on reading achievement; (6) parents' performance, knowledge, and opinion when reading to children; (7) story comprehension as a result of story telling and dramatization; (8) the influence of multigrade grouping on elementary school student achievement in reading and mathematics; (9) the effects of a cloze training procedure upon third grade students' reading comprehension; and (10) functional M-space and dual processing in beginning reading. (MM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Cloze Procedure, Cognitive Processes, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational History, Elementary Education, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Learning Strategies, Oral Reading, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Reading Tests, Study Skills, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.