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The Relationship Of Field Dependence/Independence To Reading For The Main Idea In Adult Learners Of English As A Second Language, Danik Inger Wold Jan 1988

The Relationship Of Field Dependence/Independence To Reading For The Main Idea In Adult Learners Of English As A Second Language, Danik Inger Wold

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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The Effectiveness Of Summer Orientation Programs On Retention And Subsequent Academic Performance Of Minority Students: A Look At Sep, Marion Rosetta Sanford Jan 1988

The Effectiveness Of Summer Orientation Programs On Retention And Subsequent Academic Performance Of Minority Students: A Look At Sep, Marion Rosetta Sanford

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Testing Academic Listening Skills, Mei Kao Hsueh Jan 1988

Testing Academic Listening Skills, Mei Kao Hsueh

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Since the early 1980's, the present English-As-a-Second- Language Placement Test (ESLPT), a post-admissions test, has been used to determine whether an incoming international student (either graduate or undergraduate) needs more work in English to meet ISU standards (these students begin academic work whether or not. they pass the ESLPT). Students whose native language is not English are required to take the ESLPT except for those who taken it as an undergraduate. Hence, most of them take the test a few days before their first semester at the university.


Relationships Among Comprehension Strategies Reported By Proficient And Nonproficient Esl Students, Ruth A. Vogelaar Jan 1988

Relationships Among Comprehension Strategies Reported By Proficient And Nonproficient Esl Students, Ruth A. Vogelaar

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Readers seem to employ a number of different strategies in comprehending a text. What strategies do successful readers use? Are the strategies related in any way? Grant Cioffi (1986), who attempted to answer these questions for native English speaker readers, found that proficient readers seem to use clusters of comprehension strategies when reading unfamiliar texts. The use of one strategy seems to be complementary with the use or less frequent use of one or more strategies. However, he did not compare these strategies with those of the nonproficient reader.

This study is modeled after Cioffi's study. The purpose of ...