ERIC Number: ED259309
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: College and Adult: 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 12 titles deal with the following topics: (1) conceptualization of main idea by special admission college freshmen; (2) the interactive effects of field dependence and adjunct questions on learning from prose; (3) an art based program for improving reading skills; (4) the effect of sentence faults on the reading behaviors of college freshman readers; (5) reading grade level attainment as a result of attending Navy academic remedial training; (6) the relation of preadmission achievement measures and participation in a reading treatment course on improving initial college academic achievement; (7) locus of control and reading achievement; (8) understanding visual illiteracy; (8) study strategies used by college students; (9) spelling strategies used by college students; (10) spelling as a correlate of reading ability in underprepared college freshmen; (11) the reading and televiewing habits and interests of the elderly; (12) and the effects of a summarizer, a form of systematic review, on comprehension.(EL)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Processes, College English, Doctoral Dissertations, Higher Education, Language Processing, Older Adults, Reader Response, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Habits, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Sentence Structure, Spelling, Study Skills, Television Viewing
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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