ERIC Number: ED127643
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
SISCOM '75, Women's (And Men's) Communication; Proceedings of the Speech Communication Association's Summer Conference (10th, Austin, Texas).
Eakins, Barbara, Ed.; And Others
The papers collected in this volume document the research and opinions of speakers at the summer 1975 conference of the Speech Communication Association concerning sex-related aspects of communication. Part 1 of the volume consists of discussion of contemporary research and resources on communication and includes specific treatment of the following topics: interpersonal communication between the sexes; current research in the field; sex differences in language, speech, and nonverbal communication; stereotyping in both sexes' speech; and the use, evaluation, and generation of nonprint media on the subject of communication. Part 2 focuses on simulations and games for enhancing the communication process. The use of workshops (including discussion of course development, workshop design, and the development of self within the patterns of societal interaction) is explained in Part 3. Appendixes include bibliographies of relevant resources and instructional materials, sources related to women's development of self, and materials concerning instruction in interpersonal communication; a program description of the conference; and a listing of participants. (KS)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Conference Reports, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Interaction, Interpersonal Relationship, Research, Sex (Characteristics), Sex Differences, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Womens Studies
Speech Communication Association, 5205 Leesburg Pike, Suite 1001, Falls Church, Virginia 22041 ($3.00 member, $3.50 non-member)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Speech Communication Association, Annandale, VA.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document