ERIC Number: ED189663
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Interpersonal, Nonverbal, and Small Group Communication: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1980 (Vol. 40 Nos. 7 through 12).
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 34 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) marital communication; (2) aspects of dyadic communication, including self-disclosure, trust, dominance versus recessiveness, and influence of sex role orientation on initial interactions within same sex dyads; (3) nonverbal communication, including inferences drawn from nonverbal cues and the assessment of nonverbal communication in global aphasia; (4) the communication behavior of such groups as young children, elderly women, junior high school students, and gifted students; (5) development and field-testing of a descriptive/prescriptive interpersonal communication model; (6) parent/child communication; (7) communication in group psychotherapy and encounter groups; (8) cross-cultural communication; (9) conversational style; (10) communication skills training as a remedy for shyness and as an aid in improving the quality of college roommate relationships; and (11) aspects relating to small group communication, including patterns of verbal interruption among women and men, and the "risky shift" phenomenon. (GT)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Children, Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer), Doctoral Dissertations, Gifted, Group Behavior, Interpersonal Relationship, Marriage, Nonverbal Communication, Older Adults, Parent Child Relationship, Research, Speech Communication, Therapy, Young Children
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.