ERIC Number: ED203416
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Applied Communication, Argumentation, and Debate: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1981 (Vol. 41 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 14 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) metaphor as argument in editorial cartoons, (2) conversational arguments, (3) message retention under threat of speech performance, (4) dominance and hostility in physician patient communication, (5) communication satisfaction in an urban school system, (6) the impact of shyness on the diagnostic medical interview, (7) implications of legal reasoning for a system of argumentation, and (8) the function of elaborate responses in the processing of a persuasive communication. (HTH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Assertiveness, Cartoons, Communication Research, Debate, Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Interaction, Interpersonal Relationship, Medical Assistants, Persuasive Discourse, Physician Patient Relationship, Physicians, Public Speaking, Speech Communication
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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