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ERIC Number: ED237952
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.