ERIC Number: ED268503
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Teacher Characteristics and Teacher Education in Reading and English Language Arts Instruction: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1985 (Vol. 46 Nos. 1 through 6).
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 12 titles deal with the following topics: (1) influences on beliefs about reading and learning to read and instructional behavior of student teachers, (2) teachers' decisions about basal reading lessons, (3) a study of effective verbal skills usage by student teachers, (4) the development and piloting of a teacher observation instrument to be used to improve reading comprehension instruction, (5) diagnostic agreement between learning specialists in diagnosing students with reading difficulties, (6) selected variables associated with the writing ability of beginning teacher education students, (7) effectiveness of a reading comprehension inservice in grades one through four, (8) a descriptive study of microcomputers and reading-- a survey using selected members of the International Reading Association in the state of Maryland, (9) the effects of training experienced teachers in enthusiasm on students' attitudes toward reading, (10) teacher and administrator perceptions of effective teaching of reading/study skills, (11) impact on student achievement of a study skills teacher inservice program, and (12) an observational study of fourth-grade teachers' encouragement of comprehension monitoring strategies among good and poor readers. (HTH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Basal Reading, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Student Attitudes, Student Teachers, Study Skills, Teacher Attitudes
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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