ERIC Number: ED259380
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
English Language Arts Skills and 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 22 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) visual imagery training and encoding (spelling) performance in third grade students; (2) collaborative education in high school English classes and its relation to level of self-concept and school sentiment; (3) a comparison of selected spelling practices in lower and higher fifth grade spelling practices; (4) a multisensory approach to teaching vocabulary to college students; (5) teaching folklore in southern Appalachian secondary school classrooms; (6) the relationship between obscuring writing posture and reading disability; (7) the effects of a scope and sequence approach for teaching English language skills on the achievement scores of intermediate grade students; (8) the effect of visual discrimination training on word recognition; (9) the effect of receiver apprehension and source apprehension on listening comprehension; (10) story listener subjectivity; (11) a theoretically supported language arts curriculum model for primary gifted learners; (11) the relationship of visual imagery to spelling performance and retention; (12) computer assisted spelling; and (13) a comparison of fifth-grade students' oral and written stories. (HTH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Higher Education, Language Arts, Language Skills, Listening Skills, Reading Ability, Skill Development, Spelling, Teaching Methods, Visual Discrimination, Vocabulary Development, Word Recognition
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.