ERIC Number: ED268507
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reading Achievement: Characteristics Associated with Success and Failure: 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 26 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the effect of selected biofeedback techniques on reading comprehension in a high school chemistry class; (2) an investigation of volunteer and nonvolunteer parents concerning students' reading achievement and attendance; (3) the relationship of locus of control and specific reading achievement scores of third and fourth grade students; (4) an analysis of first graders' oral language and receptive vocabulary compared with their reading achievement; (5) strategies for comprehension of extended and holistic metaphor/analogies in science textbooks by fourth-grade students; (6) correlates of early reading ability; (7) the relationship between elementary teacher absenteeism and the achievement of elementary pupils in reading and mathematics; (8) the relationship of reading achievement and study orientation among a public high school population, a public alternative high school population, and an identified juvenile delinquent population; (9) factors affecting reading achievement retention over summer vacation; and (10) the influences of gender, work and social habits, and content area on teachers' perceptions of reading abilities and scholarship among middle school students. (HOD)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Biofeedback, Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Content Area Reading, Doctoral Dissertations, Early Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, Illustrations, Locus of Control, Oral Language, Perception, Reading Ability, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Processes, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Vocabulary Development, Word Recognition
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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