ERIC Number: ED268579
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Literature, Literary Response, and the Teaching of Literature: 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 18 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) effects of creative drama instruction on the story grammar knowledge of field-dependent and field-independent primary grade students; (2) a content assessment of trade books preferred by children in transescence; (3) uses of the daily newspaper in the curriculum of elementary and secondary schools; (4) suicide in books for children age 11 through 14; (5) the treatment of childhood in autobiographies of twentieth century American women; (6) the effectiveness of bibliotherapy on changing fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students' attitudes toward the elderly; (7) children's selection preferences based on the color, size, and thickness of books; (8) young adult novels as television films; (9) the role of the American father as revealed in selected fiction books for children in the elementary grades; (10) native literature in junior and senior high school programs; and (11) children's perceptions of story content as elicited by three modes of presentation--the storyteller, the reader, and the sound slide show. (HOD)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Autobiographies, Bibliotherapy, Childrens Literature, Content Analysis, Creative Dramatics, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Higher Education, Literature Appreciation, Males, Newspapers, Perception, Reader Response, Reading Material Selection, Suicide
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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