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ERIC Number: ED259308
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 16
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
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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)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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