ERIC Number: ED259385
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Bilingual, Bicultural, and Bidialectal Studies Related to 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 10 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the effects of bilingual memory on learning vocabulary through the device of semantic mapping; (2) native American and Anglo use of compliance-gaining strategies; (3) learning style preference and reading achievement of urban Alaskan native students; (4) prospective secondary school teachers' responses to student use of black English in written compositions; (5) reading, readability, and the ESL reader; (6) the effects of semantic mapping on vocabulary acquisition and reading comprehension of black inner city students; (7) the behaviors accompanying the writing process in selected third and fourth grade native American children; (8) dialect usage and function word acquisition as related to readiness for formal school curriculum; (9) factors influencing the offering of minority literature in Colorado high schools; and (10) linguistic cues used by elementary school bilingual and monolingual readers. (HOD)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Biculturalism, Bidialectalism, Bilingualism, Blacks, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Language Research, Language Skills, Learning Strategies, Literature Appreciation, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Teacher Response, Vocabulary Development
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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