ERIC Number: ED259308
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Reading Achievement: Characteristics Associated with Success and Failure: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1985 (Vol. 45 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 29 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the relationship between self-concept and reading ability in secondary school students; (2) students' perceptions of their reading groups and peers within these groups; (3) perceived leadership behaviors and demographic characteristics of principals as they relate to student reading achievement in elementary schools; (4) the differences in observable characteristics of learned helplessness demonstrated on a reading task by underachieving and achieving middle school boys of low and high socioeconomic status; (5) the effects of library skill instruction on academic achievement, knowledge of library skills, and reading attitudes; (6) reading habits and abilities of students in elementary schools with and without centralized libraries; (7) elementary school student growth in reading and mathematics during the summer; (8) the contribution of selected home environmental factors to reading achievement; (9) a comparison of intellectual, self-esteem, and anxiety factors of normal and disabled elementary school readers; (10) cognitive strategies and individual differences in beginning reading achievement; (11) the relationship between motor learning and reading cognition; (12) myths of the acquisition of literacy; and (13) the relationship between student learning style and reading achievement. (HTH)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Environment, Parent Participation, Reading Ability, Reading Achievement, Reading Attitudes, Reading Difficulties, Reading Habits, Reading Processes, Reading Programs, Reading Readiness, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Retention (Psychology), Student Attitudes, Success, Teacher Role
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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