ERIC Number: ED259312
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Remedial and Compensatory Reading Instruction: 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 18 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the effects of phonemic segmentation and blending training on the word recognition performance of learning disabled readers; (2) a comparison of two remedial strategies employing art activities or visual perceptual training for learning disabled children with reading deficits; (3) the effect of metacognitive training on the content area reading comprehension of secondary level learning disabled students; (4) computer assisted Chapter I instruction; (5) the efficacy of direct instruction and metacomprehension training on finding main ideas by learning disabled children; (6) the effect of an informal summer reading program on the retention of reading comprehension skills of third grade students; (7) the use of a questioning strategy to improve reading comprehension and recall of expository material with learning disabled adolescents; (8) the differential influence of response control strategies on word recognition tasks of impulsive learning disabled students; (9) parent assisted learning as an alternative to summer school remedial reading; (10) the effects of three previewing procedures on the oral decoding proficiencies of poor readers; and (11) information processing and reading in subtypes of learning disabled children. (HTH)
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Learning Problems, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Readiness, Reading Research, Remedial Instruction, Remedial Reading, Retention (Psychology), Word Recognition
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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