ERIC Number: ED158350
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," March through June 1977 (Vol. 37 Nos. 9 through 12). Part Two.
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: some effects of nonstandard English in counseling; the status of speech instruction in Iowa high schools; communications analyses of a university and a public utility company; the relative efficacy of bibliotherapy and assertion training in learning assertiveness; male/female dominance in communication; disputed authorship of the "Liberty or Death" speech; the effect of two strategies on students' learning of standard language; the influence of room design on small group communication; the effects of rates of speech compression on student learning; antecedents of individual differences in students' social-cognitive and communicative performance; the effect of stereotyping, dialectical similarity, and issue relevance on interpersonal perception; the relationship between conformity and verbal behavior; error acceptability in written business communication; the development of conversational rules in children; the effect of communication messages upon the building of trust between sexes; and language standards and communicative style in the black church. (GW)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Assertiveness, Bibliotherapy, Black Institutions, Business Communication, Child Language, Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer), Competition, Conformity, Content Analysis, Counseling, Dialects, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Group Discussion, Higher Education, Interaction Process Analysis, Interior Design, Language Usage, Organizational Communication, Performance Factors, Sex (Characteristics), Speech Communication, Speech Compression, Speech Education, Standard Spoken Usage
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa