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ERIC Number: ED259378
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 12
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Written Language and Writing Abilities: 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) a study of the meanings of experience of ten published feminist women writers; (2) the composing activities of computer literate writers; (3) the informational content of technical progress reports; (4) some psychosocial functions of college writing; (5) the effect of poetry on figurative language usage in children's descriptive prose writing; (6) collaborative writing processes; (7) defining expository prose within a theory of text construction; (8) the federal writers' project in intellectual and cultural context; (9) features of the thematic and information structures of the oral and written language of good and poor writers; (10) an exploratory study of the English composition writing of Chinese students; (11) the effects of writing ability and mode of discourse on cognitive capacity engagement; (12) using literature to teach writing revision; (13) an integrative model of competent writing; and (14) coherence and cognitive style. (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.