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Bilingual, Bicultural, and Bidialectal StudiesRelated to Reading and Communication Skills:Abstracts of. Doctoral. Dissertations Published in"Dissertation Abstracts International," Januarythrough June 1982 (Vol. 42 Nos. 7 through 12).

.INSTITUTION ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and CommunicationSkills, Urbana, Ill.

PUB DATE .82NOTE 13p,; Pages may be marginally legible.

EDRS PRICE MF01/PC01'21us Postage.DESCRIPTORS Annotated Bibliographies; *Biculturalism; *Bilingual

Education; Black Dialects; Black Youth; CommunicationSkills; *Doctoral Dissertations; *EducationalResearch; Elementary Secondary Education; English;English (Second Language); Language Attitudes;Language Usage; Minority Groups;. Miscue Analysis;Reading Attitudes; Reading Comprehension; ReadingInstruction; Reading Programs; Reading Readiness;Reading Skills; Self Concept; Spanish Speaking;Standard Spoken Usage

-ABSTRACTThis collection of abstracts is part of a continuing

series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 22titles deal with a variety of topics, including the, following: (1)black English and reading; (2) academic achievement, self-concept,and attitudes toward reading of students in bilingual and traditionalprograms; (3) cultural and situational differences in children'slanguage, use; (4) the receptive competence of nonstandard speakers ofEnglish in understanding standard English; (5) language proficiencyin the native language and acquisition of second language readingskills in bilingual children at age 12; (6) reading activities amongblack junior high school students; (7) the reading miscues oflearning disabled black English speaking students and theirrelationship to readability; (8) Anglo and Chicano literal, implicit,and scriptal comprehension of ethnic stories; (9) theatre artstraining as 'a means to develop expression and communication skillsfor selected bilingual secondary school students; (10) some effectsof Spanish-English bilingual dramatic television programs on languageattitudes; (11) perceptions of students' characteristics as afunction of standard English and variants of black English speech;and (12) the lexical systems of native and nonnative speakers ofEnglish using word associations. (FL)

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Bilingual, Bicultural, and Bidialectal Studies

Related to Reading and Communication Skills :

Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in DissertationAbstracts International, January through June 1982 (Vol. 42Nos. 7 through 12)

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ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills

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The dissertation' titles contained here are published withpermission of-the University Microfilms International,publishers of Dissertation Abstracts International(copyright 1982 by University Microfilms International)and may note reproduced without their proper permission.

This bibliography has been compiled as part of a continuing series designed

to make information on relevant dissertations available to users of the ERIC

system. Monthly issues of Dissertation Abstracts International are reviewed

in order to compile abstracts of dissertations on related topics, which thus

become accessible in searches of the ERIC data base. Ordering information

for the dissertations themselves is included at the end of the bibliography.

Abstr'icts of the following dissertations are included in this collection:

Aguero, RobertoAN INVESTIGATION OF THE RELATIONSHIPSBETWEEN SELF-CONCEPT, MOTIVATION FORSCHOOLING, ATTITUDE TOWARD MATHEMATICSAND READING, AND ACTUAL ACHIEVEMENT INMATHEMATICS AND READING AMONG MEXICANAMERICAN AND ANGLO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLSTUDENTS

Armstrong, Hollis MarlonBLACK ENGLISH AND READING

Bloome, David MidhaelAN ETHNOGRAPHIC APPROACH TO TIE STUDYOF READING ACTIVITIES AMONG BLACKJUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: ASOCIOLINGUISTIC ETHNOGRAPHY

Chretien, Theresa DorisACADEMIG ACHIEVEMENT, SELF-CONCEPT ANDATTITUDES TOWARDS READING OF STUDENTSIN BILINGUAL AND TRADITIONAL PROGRAMS

Dailey, Owen Hernesto 0A STUDY OF STORY PREFERENCE OF THIRDGRADERS, BETWEEN READING PRIMERS ANDSPONTANEOUS STORIES TOLD BY SIMILARCHILDREN IN SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA

Golden, Jean AnnAN INVESTIGATION OF THE EFFECTS OFAN INSTRUCTIONAL READING PROGRAM ONDISADVANTAGED, BLACK HIGH SCHOOLSTUDENTS WITH POOR READING ACHIEVE-MENT

Guthrie, Larry FrankTHE TASK VARIABLE IN CHILDREN'SLANGUAGE USE: CULTURAL ANDSITUATIONAL DIFFERENCES

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Knopf, James RobertTHE IMPLEMENTATION OF AN INNOVATIVEREADING/LANGUAGE ARTS PROGRAM IN ANURBAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Kulick, Susan,LynnDOES NON-STANDARD LANGUAGE DOMINANCEMAKE A DIFFERENCE? SHIBBOLETHS ANDSKIRMISHES: A STUDY OF THE RECEP-TIVE COMPETENCE OF NON-STANDARDSPEAKERS OF ENGLISH IN UNDERSTANDINGTHE STANDARD

Laureano, AnibalAN INVESTIGATION OF GROWTH IN THECRITICAL READING ABILITY OF PUERTORICAN STUDENTS IN GRADES FOUR,EIGHT, AND TWELVE

Lazos, HectorA STUDY OF THE RELATIONSHIP OF LANG-UAGE PROFICIENCY IN THE MOTHERTONGUE AND ACQUISITION OF SECONDLANGUAGE READING SKILLS IN BILINGUALCHILDREN AT AGE TWELVE,

Levin, Patricia OppenheimA PSYCHOLINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF THEMISCUES OF LEARNING DI.;ABLED BLACKENGLISH SPEAKING STUDENTS ANDTHEIR RELATIONSHIP TO READABILITY

Putnam, Lynne 112ck

A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY OF TWO PHILO-SOPHICALLY DIFFERENT APPROACHESTO READING READINESS, AS THEY WEREUSED .IN SIX INNER CITY KINDERGARTENS

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Rogers -Zegarra, Nancy EVelynA STUDY OF ANGLO AND CHICANO LITERAL,IMPLICIT, AND SCRIPTAL COMPREHENSIONOF ETHNIC STORIES

Rosenberg, Graciela P.THEATER ARTS TRAINING AS A MEANS TODEVELOP EXPRESSION AND COMMUNICATIONSKILLS FOR SELECTED BILINGUAL SECON-DARY SCHOOL PUPILS

Spangler; Katherine LouiseCHICANO AND ANGLO CHILDREN'S'REACTIONSTO ANGLO-AUTHORED CHILDREN'S BOOKS

Stephenson, June AdelineTHE LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF THE HOPE'PROGRAM UPON-THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLREADING ACHIEVEMENT OF RURAL APPALA-CHIAN CHILDREN

Stetina, Donald CharlesTHE GROWTH IN READING COMPREHENSIONBY BILINGUAL STUDENTS: AN ASSESSMENTOF SERVICE DELIVERY SYSTEMS

Suarez Cepeda, YolandaTHE EFFECTS OF TELEVISION ON CHILDREN:A PUERTO RICAN STUDY [SPANISH TEXT]

Tafolla, CarmenSOME EFFECTS OF SPANISH-ENGLISH BI-LINGUAL DRAMATIC TELEVISION ONLANGUAGE ATTITUDES

Tucker, CarlenePERCEPTIONS OF STUDENTS' CHARACTERIS-TICS AS A TUNCTION OF STANDARD -ENGLISH-AND VARIANTS OF BLACK ENGLISH SPEECH

Yarmus, Reuben L.AN ANALYSIS OF THE LEXICAL SYTEMS OFNATIVE AND NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OFENGLISH USING WORD ASSOCIATIONS

AN INVESTIGATION OF .THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEENSELF-CONCEPT, MOTIVATION FOR SCHOOLING, ATTITUDETOWARD MATHEMATICS AND READING, AND ACTUALACHIEVEMENT IN MATHEMATICS AND READING AMONGMEXICAN AMERICAN AND ANGLO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLSTUDENTS Order No. DA8205871MUER, Role1170, PH.D. The Pennsylvania State University, 1881.113pp. Advieer: Joseph 0. PrewittDiaz

The purpose of the study was twofold. First it was to investigatethe significant differences that may,exist between seffconcept.rnotiveSon for schoolirig, attitude toward mathematics and readingand actual achievement in mathematics and reading among Angloand Mexican American junior high school students. The secondpurpose was to investigate the relationships that may exist behveththe aforementioned variables.

The sample consisted of 102 seventh, eighth, and ninth gradestudents of a rural school in Southwest Texas. Fitty-four MexicanAmerican and 58 Anglo students participated in the study.Thestudents were administered the Piers-Harris Children's Self-ConceptScale, the Motivation for Schooling Subscalo of the Smith & WickSchool Attitude MeasUre, Suydam-Trueblood Attitude TowardMathematics Scale, and the Askov-Trueblood Attitude TowardReading Scale as measures of self-concept, motivaton for schooling,mathematics attitude, and reading attitude, respectively. Mathematicsand reading achievement scores were obtained from the schooldistrict's yearly administration of the California Achievement Test.

Seven hypotheses are made. Hypothesis 1 dealt with theassumption that no significant differences existed between theMexican American and Anglo students in measures of the sixvariables previously cited. The hypothesis was rejected due to thefinding, by an ANOVA technique, that a significant difference didindeed exist in the mathematics achievement variable. MexicanAmerican students achieved significantly lower than Anglo studentsin mathematics. A conclusion was also reached that MexicanAmerican students indicated no significant differences in their self-

____conceptancimotivationfor_schoolingscores in_comparieonio_theAnglo students.

Hypotheses 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 stated that no significantrelationships existed between the six variables among Anglo, andamong Mexican American students. Using a c

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