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ERIC Number: ED250713
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," 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 27 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) syntax in the writing of learning disabled and normal children; (2) tropes, invention, and the composing process; (3) speaking and writing relationships in kindergarten children; (4) dialogue journals; (5) the relationships between two distinct personality types and their composing processes; (6) writing for an audience; (7) business writing strategies; (8) imagery; (9) contextual factors and children's writing; (10) the editing process in writing; (11) a history of the composing process; (12) the role of interest in students' writing fluency and the quality of the product; (13) the function and development of a high school editing group; (14) the effect of cognitive style on the success of two textbook notetaking techniques; (15) the written vocabulary of the adult basic writer; (16) gifted students' written language and that of average students; and (17) fourth grade students' personal narrative writing. (FL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.