ERIC Number: ED231010
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Interpersonal, Nonverbal, and Small Group Communication: 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 27 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) teacher perception of male and female principals' communication styles; (2) a study of informative oral communication skills in early and late adolescence; (3) a study of leadership emergence in heterogeneous groups; (4) assertive-responsive communication style of working men and women; (5) conversational pragmatics; (6) the listening aspect of interpersonal communication; (7) mothers' control of normal and developmentally delayed children in communicative interaction; (8) self-esteem, confirmation, and emotional satisfaction in small groups; (9) a longitudinal study of mothers' speech characteristics; (10) lenient shifts in group discussion of sanctionable behavior; (11) change in ego, identity, and interpersonal relationships in college; (12) the impact of social networks on the development of communicative competence; (13) characteristics of argument in interpersonal communication; (14) orientations to conflict and their consequences for negotiating behavior; (15) the use of premeditated humor in interpersonal relationships; (16) the effects of change in rate of speech on listeners' attention; and (17) the relationships among self-monitoring, nonverbal sensitivity, and perceived communication competence. (HTH)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.