ERIC Number: ED245292
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Interpersonal, Nonverbal, and Small Group Communication: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1984, (Vol. 44 Nos. 7 through 12).
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 12 titles deal with the following topics: (1) communication style in initial meetings of small groups; (2) gender orientation, communicative competency, and communication satisfaction in acquaintance dyads; (3) attitudinal, relational, and situational predictors of interpersonal strategy intentions; (4) developing and implementing communicative skills in marriage; (5) the effects of the interpersonal perception method versus verbal feedback on married partners' disfunctional communication, defensiveness, and interpersonal perceptions in conjoint marriage counseling; (6) stuttering/disfluency as a variable of mother-child interaction; (7) the impact of communicating through computers; (8) video-mediated communication and leadership in small groups; (9) the effects of disclosure, interpersonal attraction, and professional status on subsequent self-disclosure; (10) effects of synchronous nonverbal cues on a conversational exchange upon ratings of interpersonal attraction and communication satisfaction; (11) a comparison of interpersonal styles and practices of Texas public figures, business leaders, and college speech instructors; and (12) relationships between gender and credibility. (HTH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Communication Apprehension, Communication Research, Communication Skills, Disclosure, Doctoral Dissertations, Group Behavior, Group Dynamics, Interpersonal Communication, Nonverbal Communication, Parent Child Relationship, Self Concept, Sex Differences, Spouses
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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