ERIC Number: ED289318
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Bibliography of Vocabulary Frequency and Wordset Analysis Studies. Version 2.0.
Cress, Cynthia J., Comp.
This bibliography provides citations to studies of word/letter frequencies and vocabulary applications based on issues of word frequency. While the original intent was to gather information pertinent to developing communication board vocabularies for argumentative communication systems, these resources should be useful for a variety of word frequency applications, including developing social resources and textbooks, estimating relative difficulty of sets of words, developing core vocabulary lists, etc. Its contents include: "Spoken Production Data,""Text Analysis--Original Word Frequency Data,""Comparison/Compilation of Other Frequency Studies,""Vocabulary Frequency Information for Special Populations,""Technical/Specialized Word Frequency Studies,""Diary-Based Vocabulary Studies,""Letter/Syllable Frequency Analysis,""Semantically-Based Frequency Analysis,""Methods and Theories of Vocabulary Frequency Analysis,""Differences in Word Frequency and Use by Communicative Mode,""Bibliographies/Reviews of Vocabulary Frequency Studies,""Selected Master's Theses Related to Word Frequency Analysis," and "Ph.D. Dissertations and Unpublished Papers Related to Vocabulary Frequency." (JDD)
Descriptors: Communication Aids (for Disabled), Difficulty Level, Disabilities, Letters (Alphabet), Readability, Speech Communication, Syllables, Vocabulary, Vocabulary Development, Word Frequency, Word Lists, Written Language
Trace Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Waisman Center, 1500 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53705-2280 ($6.00).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Sponsor: National Inst. of Handicapped Research (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Trace Center.
Note: A product of the Trace Research and Development Center on Communication, Control, and Computer Access for Handicapped Individuals. For related documents, see EC 201 271-280.