ERIC Number: ED245274
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Language Use, Language Ability, and Language Development: 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 34 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the influence of rhyming verses on young children's ability to repeat rhythmic phrases; (2) schools of thought in linguistics; (3) the great vowel shift in the light of English dialects; (4) lexical access, word recognition, and reading; (5) formal grammars and the analysis of infinitives; (6) language in learning as revealed by research into secondary school practice; (7) social differences in grammar of lower Alabama; (8) prenominal adjectival modifiers in English; (9) the dynamics of elaborative oral discourse in elementary school special education class discussions; (10) teacher-child language in two preschool programs; (11) oral language development programs at the kindergarten level; (12) auditory modeling and perceptual distance in vowels; (13) the lexical genitive case hypothesis; (14) the development of the requests of young children from nonverbal strategies to the power of language; (15) elaborated and restricted language usage; (16) word frequency and automatic indexing; (17) morphological structures; (18) lexical entries and word formation; (19) typological perspectives on morphological innovation; and (20) code switching in black women's speech. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Child Language, Dialects, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Grammar, Higher Education, Interaction, Language Acquisition, Language Processing, Language Research, Language Skills, Language Usage, Linguistic Theory, Linguistics, Oral Language, Phonetics, Program Content, Speech Skills, Structural Analysis (Linguistics), Word Recognition
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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