ERIC Number: ED259310
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Study Skills and Instruction: Preschool and Elementary: 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) magnet schools and achievement in reading and mathematics; (2) a psycholinguistic analysis of the oral reading behavior of selected urban students; (3) the effect of computer-assisted instruction upon reading achievement with selected fourth-grade children; (4) an activity-based seatwork program for reading and mathematics in the elementary school; (5) a study of reading comprehension instruction; (6) an analysis of the appropriateness and amount of decoding practice provided first-grade children in the readers of five commercial basal reading programs; (7) an extension of Habecker's study of reading questions in selected basal readers; (8) imagery and question strategies in text learning; (9) parental involvement in the reading readiness and reading performance of kindergarten children; (10) the effects of intensive intervention on vocabulary development of seventh grade students in reading; (11) failure in beginning reading; (12) evaluating the implementation of a reading program; (13) prediction as an aid to comprehension; (14) a content analysis of realism in elementary school basal reading textbooks; and (15) the interrelationship of art and reading education. (EL)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Annotated Bibliographies, Basal Reading, Beginning Reading, Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Education, Magnet Schools, Parent Participation, Reading Comprehension, Reading Habits, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Study Skills, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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