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ERIC Number: ED245274
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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