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ERIC Number: ED238014
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Language Use, Language Ability, and Language Development: 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 27 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) instructional strategies in teaching synonyms, antonyms, classification, paraphrasing, and locating a main idea; (2) formal aspects of metaphor; (3) linguistic and logical training; (4) comprehension of explicit and implicit conjunction; (5) linguistic cohesion in texts; (6) the routinization of gender presuppositions in ordinary language; (7) identification and discrimination of synthetic speech sounds by children with varying phonics skills; (8) online processing of the figurative and literal meanings of metaphorical sentences; (9) children's use of plural allomorphs in familiar and unfamiliar settings; (10) the computer in literary and linguistic studies; (11) cohesion in student narratives; (12) children's production and perception of English voiceless fricatives; (13) the development of word meaning in the school aged child; (14) moric phonology; (15) semantic and stylistic variations in language on perceptions of social influence characteristics; and (16) two methodologies for enhancing the syntactic maturity of community college students. (HOD)
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.
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