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ERIC Number: ED268507
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 16
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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.