ERIC Number: ED237952
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: College and Adult: 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 12 titles deal with the following topics: (1) the effects of cognitive strategy training on reading achievement and Piagetian cognitive level among high risk college freshmen; (2) the impact of a college reading program on grades, units completed, and college retention; (3) the relative effectiveness of general versus specific reading or study skills instruction on achievement in a history survey course; (4) the sensitivity of seven commercial adult reading materials to adult learning principles and reading needs; (5) predictors of academic success for adult learners; (6) the relationship between prose connectives and the reading comprehension of community college students; (7) the effect of three study methods on the comprehension, reading, and rate gains of college students; (8) literacy and social self-concept; (9) the auditory, language, and metacognitive abilities of skilled and deficient readers; (10) self-questioning for college developmental reading students; (11) good and poor readers in an adult, incarcerated population; and (12) reading instruction practices in content areas at community and junior colleges in Alabama. (MM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Processes, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Content Area Reading, Developmental Programs, Doctoral Dissertations, Higher Education, Prisoners, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Study Skills, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.