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ERIC Number: ED158349
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Speech Communication and Communication Processes: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," March through June 1977, (Vol. 37 Nos. 9 through 12). Part One.
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 19 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: an informal communication process with implications for information retrieval; a rhetorical approach to the nonsexist language controversy; a validation study of communication apprehension scales; factors influencing teacher credibility, speaker credibility, and listener comprehension; the communication between the University of Minnesota and the 1975 Minnesota State Legislature; mathematical models of communication and belief change; the effects of confidence and utility on information seeking and processing; procedures used to assign students to remedial oral communication instruction; the effects of presenting an intercultural communication unit in the basic speech course; a comparison of results of a communication skills scale, a dogmatism scale, and a behavioral assessment of a counseling simulation; doctor/patient communication problems; verbal correlates of instructional effectiveness with young children; factors affecting evaluation of a belief-discrepant message by religious fundamentalists; and the measurement of interpersonal communication satisfaction. (GW)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota