ERIC Number: ED250710
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Bilingual, Bicultural, and Bidialectal Studies Related to Reading and Communication Skills: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1984 (Vol. 45 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 13 titles deal with the following topics: (1) developmental differences in preschoolers' comprehension of WH-questions; (2) discourse analysis and early literacy in minority education; (3) effects of text structure on comprehension and recall in adult readers of English as a foreign language; (4) the writing proficiency of ESL and monolingual English writers at three grade levels; (5) language philosophy in composition theory and its pedagogical implications for native and nonnative English speakers; (6) comprehension skills of black and white good readers; (7) effects of sociodramatic play on language development of rural Appalachian kindergarten children; (8) teaching language arts and social studies in inner-city schools; (9) effectiveness of supplementary computer assisted instruction in reading; (10) math and reading anxiety among Mexicans, Hispanic immigrants, and Anglo-Saxon children; (11) cohesion in the writing development of native and nonnative English speakers; (12) the relationship between learning style and cognitive style in nontraditional college reading students; and (13) teachers' responses to children's use of nonstandard English during reading instruction. (HTH)
Descriptors: Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Dialects, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Language Arts, Language Processing, Language Research, Language Usage, Linguistic Theory, Preschool Education, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Standard Spoken Usage, Writing (Composition)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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