ERIC Number: ED181524
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Applied Communication, Argumentation, and Debate: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1979 (Vol. 40 Nos. 1 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 16 titles deal with the following topics: the use of mass distribution as a method of diffusing ideas on college campuses; compliance-gaining message selection; the rhetoric of Divorced Catholics Groups and the founding of a national organization; the conceptual foundations of communication and their implications for school personnel in devising and selecting strategies for communicating with their publics; the Newspaper in Education Program in Maryland; communication behavior patterns of academic educators; verbal participation and outcomes in medical education; leadership communication style, group response, and problem solving effectiveness; communication behaviors of short-term imprisoned women; source credibility and persuasion; the effects of camera shot and witness type on jurors' responses to a videotaped deposition; attitude change from forewarning and its relationship to the listener's choice and the listener's prior attitude toward the topic; the rhetoric of collective bargaining in higher education; communication influences on selected substance abuse behavior in Mexico City; communication training of staff nurses; and the cognitive structure/cognitive response model of communication impact. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Behavior Patterns, Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer), Debate, Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Higher Education, Listening Skills, Persuasive Discourse, Research, Rhetoric, Speech Communication, Teaching Methods, Verbal Communication
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.