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ERIC Number: ED218696
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
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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)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.