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ERIC Number: ED246452
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 16
Abstractor: N/A
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Written Language and Writing Abilities: 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 33 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) children's sense of audience; (2) rhetorical foundations of technical communication; (3) sources of negative attitudes toward writing; (4) the development of beginning writers; (5) the use of top-level structure of exposition; (6) the revising and editing of professional and experienced writers at the computer; (7) teachers' instructional behaviors and the writing processes of kindergarten children; (8) cohesion in good and poor essays of college freshmen; (9) revision cues; (10) cognitive development and writing ability; (11) Texas writers of children's literature; (12) audience awareness and adaptation skills of writers at four different grade levels; (13) metaphor in twentieth century theory of teaching composition; (14) creativity, cognition, and social interactions in student writing processes; (15) writer, context, and text; (16) E. B. White and personal discourse; (17) modern writing and the philosophy of space and time; (18) writing as a primary mode of therapy with adolescent females who are misusing drugs and alcohol; (19) variation in the use of composing notes among competent college writers; and (20) changes in attitudes, behavior, self-esteem, and writing ability in students enrolled in writing courses. (HOD)
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.