ERIC Number: ED251822
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Reading and Writing: 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 12 titles deal with the following topics: (1) the effect of writing instruction on reading comprehension and story writing ability; (2) eighth grade remedial students' concepts about reading and writing; (3) the effect of a self-generated writing program on the writing and reading growth of kindergarten children; (4) the effect of essay analysis on the writing skills of students enrolled in college composition classes; (5) the use of readability formulas to analyze and compare the reading and writing levels of third, fifth, and seventh grade students; (6) how word reading and word writing knowledge develop in three-, four-, and five-year-old children; (7) writing as a prereading role-playing exercise to increase the reading comprehension of remedial college students; (8) the predictive relationship of 10 writing assessment variables to reading comprehension; (9) children's metacognitive awareness about the purpose of reading and writing; (10) the relationship of primary grade children's written language to reading comprehension; (11) the relationships among selected sixth grade students' reading schemata, reading achievement, and writing sophistication; and (12) the relative effects of reading or writing a prose or diagrammatic summary upon the comprehension of expository prose. (RBW)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Metacognition, Readability Formulas, Reading Comprehension, Reading Habits, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Remedial Reading, Writing (Composition), Writing Improvement, Writing Instruction, Writing Research, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.