ERIC Number: ED231007
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Speech Communication Education and Classroom Interaction: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1983 (Vol. 43 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 10 titles deal with the following topics: (1) the development of an instrument to assess the communication needs of the community college; (2) the development of a kindergarten through twelfth grade interdisciplinary approach to communication skills; (3) the relationships among organizational communication structures and learning outcomes in college level communication courses; (4) a comparison of computer assisted, audiotaped, and "in vivo" systematic desensitization for the treatment of communication apprehension; (5) the development of criteria for establishing basic oral communication skills programs in elementary schools; (6) a statewide attempt to register and certify Minnesota state high school league speech contest judges; (7) the effects of human relations groups on fourth grade students' self-esteem and communications skills; (8) the effectiveness of student-oriented learning outcomes in a community college introduction to speech communication course; (9) the effects of stress inoculation training and conversation skills training on shy college students; and (10) a developmental communication skills program for Southeast Alaska native students. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Classroom Communication, Communication Apprehension, Communication Research, Communication Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Program Development, Speech Communication, Speech Curriculum, Speech Instruction, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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