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ERIC Number: ED259309
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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.
Note: Pages may be marginally legible.