ERIC Number: ED245212
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Teacher Characteristics and Teacher Education in Reading and English Language Arts Instruction: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1984, (Vol. 44 Nos. 7 through 12).
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 22 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) classroom models of the teaching of English; (2) the design, development, and field testing of a technique to measure the effectiveness of adult education instructors in managing their verbal communication of intent when establishing the instructor/learner relationship; (3) precepts of the place of college reading instruction among faculty members in four-year colleges; (4) instructional effects of text structure-based reading strategies on the comprehension of scientific prose; (5) diagnostic reading test interpretation by reading teachers; (6) the effects of inservice reading training on teacher strategies and student performance in an occupational training program; (7) teacher knowledge of spelling research and instructional methods of spelling ability; (8) teacher attitudes toward learning disabled elementary school pupils as related to reading achievement; (9) innovative practices of language arts teachers; (10) factors contributing to teachers' decision making policies associated with effective reading instruction; and (11) principals' knowledge of reading concepts. (FL)
Descriptors: Administrators, Annotated Bibliographies, Decision Making, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, English Instruction, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Innovation, Knowledge Level, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Reading Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching (Occupation)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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