ERIC Number: ED218696
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Interpersonal, Nonverbal, and Small Group Communication: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1982 (Vol. 42, 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 21 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) factors affecting interpersonal attraction and perceived appropriateness; (2) the effect of self-esteem, relationship satisfaction, conceptual complexity, and present relationship communication patterns on the learning of communication skills; (3) communication style and versatility as predictors of dyadic trust and attraction; (4) reciprocity of self-disclosure; (5) unitization, self-monitoring, and the processing of conversational sequences; (6) parent-caregiver communication in two kinds of day care settings; (7) synectics as a solution-centered approach to small group discussion; (8) communicative behavior in the development of cross-cultural friendships; (9) the effects of anxiety-arousing messages in groups on qualitative dimensions of feedback in high and low communication apprehensive individuals; (10) the therapeutic effect of the self-disclosure technique in the rehabilitation of disabled individuals; (11) orientation situation, communicating, and accuracy in group problem solving; (12) mother-child communication and the acquisition of deixis; (13) interpretive themes in relational communication; (14) power orientation and communication behavior; and (15) misunderstandings in conversations between adults and children. (FL)
Descriptors: Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, Children, Communication Apprehension, Communication Problems, Communication Research, Communication Skills, Disclosure, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Interaction, Interpersonal Attraction, Interpersonal Relationship, Nonverbal Communication, Problem Solving, Self Esteem
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.