ERIC Number: ED238075
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," July through December 1983 (Vol. 44 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 15 titles deal with the following topics: (1) the development of a module to attain the leadership competency of encouraging improved interpersonal communication through feedback; (2) communicating in an American Taoist community; (3) the structural features, interaction patterns, and function of friendship for reticent and nonreticent populations; (4) the effects of interviewees' nonverbal behavior on interviewers' evaluations during a selection interview; (5) seat selection as nonverbal communication; (6) the relationship between small group discussion and self-reflexive evaluation; (7) the impact of fatigue on communication in a dual-career family; (8) therapeutic change in family systems; (9) relational schemata; (10) cultural influences on caretaker-infant interaction; (11) the development of a measure of rhetorical competence in interpersonal communication; (12) mass and vernacular technologies for interpersonal communication via computer; (13) the relationship between communicator style and marital adjustment; (14) the theoretical and empirical integration of two approaches to investigating marital interaction; and (15) the function and significance of metacommunication within marriage. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Behavior Patterns, Communication Research, Computers, Cultural Differences, Doctoral Dissertations, Employment Interviews, Feedback, Group Dynamics, Interaction Process Analysis, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence, Leadership, Marriage, Mass Media, Nonverbal Communication, Religious Cultural Groups
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.