ERIC Number: ED225206
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Applied Communication, Argumentation, and Debate: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1982 (Vol. 43 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 17 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) subordinates' perceptions of the androgynous communication style of supervisors as an index of job satisfaction; (2) comprehension and perception variables related to the effectiveness of newsletter communication between the elementary school principal and the parent constituency; (3) leadership style and the perceived need satisfaction of administrative subordinates; (4) the effects of the use of different types of rhetorical questions on students' perceptions of college teachers; (5) the effects of proximity as determined by seating arrangement on student participation, interaction, academic performance, and attitude in a senior high school English class; (6) television commercials aired during Louis Lambert's 1979 gubernatorial campaign in Louisiana; (7) the effects of interpersonal skills training upon the quality of parent-teacher conferences; (8) patient preferences for physician communication behavior; (9) the relationship between counselor self-congruence, sensitivity, and facilitative communication and performance in three different work settings; and (10) the structure and strength of argument in the court-martial of William Calley. (FL)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Communication Research, Communication Skills, Counselor Client Relationship, Debate, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Employer Employee Relationship, Higher Education, Interaction, Interpersonal Competence, Persuasive Discourse, Physician Patient Relationship, Principals, Questioning Techniques, Student Attitudes
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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