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ERIC Number: ED259316
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Testing and Evaluation in Reading and Communication Skills: 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 16 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the effects of rating errors on the speech rating process, (2) the efficiency and accuracy of informal assessment procedures in determining instructional reading levels in the elementary school, (3) reading proficiency discriminators derived from definitions of reading based on a national survey of competency tests for grade 11 from 133 large urban school districts, (4) an administrative model for monitoring the teaching of student assessment standards in communication, (5) the relationship between concept of story and a standardized measure of reading comprehension, (6) differences in student comprehension resulting from the use of a probing technique, (7) the effect of different peer performance discrepancy decision rules on the proportion of elementary school students determined eligible for special education assessment in reading or math, (8) the development and validation of a reading attitude assessment instrument for junior high school students, (9) recalculation of four traditional and two cloze-derived readability formulas, (10) a comparison of two models for individual scoring of National Assessment of Educational Progress's 1979-80 reading/literature data for 17-year olds, and (11) an elementary school program for effective acquisition of basic skills. (HTH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Basic Skills, Cloze Procedure, Communication Research, Communication Skills, Comparative Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Error Analysis (Language), Higher Education, Models, Reading Comprehension, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Research, Reading Tests, Student Evaluation, Test Reliability, Test Validity
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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