ERIC Number: ED158348
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," October through December 1977 (Vol. 38 Nos. 4 through 6).
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 18 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: a comparison of mother/child and father/child interactions; state anxiety responses in high and low speech anxious subjects; variables that predict listening performance; tactics used in the controversy over the impeachment of President Nixon; persuasive communication elements in the 1974 re-election campaign of Congressman Marvin Lionel Esch; learning strategies used in Toastmasters International; communication skills of socially isolated elementary school pupils; effects of an intercultural communication workshop on cross-cultural attitudes and interaction; functional verbal communication performance of adult aphasics; implications of Susanne Langer's philosophy of mind for speech communication theory; the effect of socioeconomic group composition on small group interactions; organizational communication to and from college and university presidents; third world family planners' views toward women's role in society; the effects of modal differences on the attribution of source credibility; and personality traits of college debaters. (GW)
Descriptors: Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, Anxiety, Aphasia, College Administration, Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Credibility, Debate, Developing Nations, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary School Students, Females, Group Dynamics, Higher Education, Interaction Process Analysis, Listening, Organizational Communication, Parent Child Relationship, Political Issues, Socioeconomic Influences, Speech Communication
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.