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ERIC Number: ED158347
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Speech Communication and Communication Processes: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through September 1977 (Vol. 38 Nos. 1 through 3).
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 22 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: the rhetorical effectiveness of Senator Edmund S. Muskie's 1972 Presidential primary election campaign; persuasive speaking techniques of black college and university presidents involved in fund-raising efforts; the function of communication in consensus-building in two rural Wisconsin communities; effects of self-disclosure and attitude similarity on the reduction of interpersonal conflict; nonverbal communication in marital interaction; persuasive communication and accounting; criteria for effective oral argument before a court of appeals; a category system for analyzing superior/subordinate communication behavior; the relationship between teachers' attitudes and their perceptions of students' communication behaviors; the effect of expected ethnocentricity and racial and attitudinal similarity on communicator effectiveness; paralinguistics and the college teacher; verbal obscenity; children's social interactions; teacher/pupil communications in nursery schools; and an analysis of the advocacy of Tom Hayden as a radical intellectual activist in the New Left social movement. (GW)
Descriptors: Accounting, Annotated Bibliographies, Black Colleges, College Students, Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer), Community Relations, Court Litigation, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnocentrism, Higher Education, Interaction Process Analysis, Interpersonal Relationship, Marriage, Nonverbal Communication, Nursery Schools, Persuasive Discourse, Politics, Rhetoric, Social Work, Speech Communication, Student Teacher Relationship, Teacher Attitudes
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.