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ERIC Number: ED251814
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction--Preschool and Elementary: 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 24 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the effect of computer assisted instruction on first grade phonics and mathematics achievement; (2) the effects of types of review techniques on the retention of meaningful prose; (3) diagrams, word frequency, and retention of expository prose; (4) natural reading acquisition of preschool children; (5) the use of the semantic webbing technique to improve reading comprehension of third and fourth grade students; (6) the use of lyrics and musical lyrics to develop vocabulary and reading comprehension in fifth grade students; (7) the observed book usage patterns of early primary grade children using wordless picture books with suggested utilization guidelines; (8) the effect of a story mapping program on the development of story schema in selected second grade students; (9) the effects of interest-inducing questions on students' reading comprehension; (10) the effect of a prereading purpose on reading comprehension; (11) the relationship between teachers' questions and students' responses during a directed reading activity and a directed reading-thinking activity; and (12) metalinguistic skills. (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.
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