ERIC Number: ED238012
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching of Writing: 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 25 titles deal with a variety of topics including the following: (1) the effects of a heuristic prewriting model on eleventh-grade students; (2) a writing-across-the-curriculum program at a small liberal arts university; (3) a two-year college course in technical/occupational writing; (4) characteristics of students' classroom talk surrounding the assignment, production, and evaluation of a writing task; (5) instructional writing suggestions in elementary school language arts textbooks; (6) exploration of cognitive styles among skilled and unskilled writers in a technical writing class; (7) an approach to teaching writing process for basic writing students in community colleges; (8) the influence of peer conference groups and teacher written comments on revision; (9) two approaches to freshman composition in the two year college; (10) anthologies of prose models and composition instruction; (11) the storywriting program; (12) linking writing instruction to subject area learning; (13) a strategy for student detection and correction of specific nonstandard writing errors; (14) the collaborative writing conference; (15) the effects of pupil-teacher planning on student writing attitudes; and (16) the effects of probing on children's imaginative written and oral exposition. (HTH)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Annotated Bibliographies, Classroom Communication, Cognitive Processes, Content Area Writing, Creative Writing, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Prewriting, Revision (Written Composition), Sentence Combining, Teaching Methods, Technical Writing, Textbook Evaluation, Two Year Colleges, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Research
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.