ERIC Number: ED250757
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Interpersonal, Nonverbal, and Small Group Communication: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1984 (Vol. 45 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 24 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the relationship between changing sex-role attitudes and behaviors and changing decision-making patterns among married couples; (2) a comparison of the effect of two sex education models for families upon sex knowledge, general communication, and sexual communication; (3) the rhythmic structure in mother-newborn interactions; (4) a sociolinguistic perspective of family communication; (5) interaction characteristics of emergent leadership; (6) adolescents' personal relationships and communication network involvement; (7) what expectant mothers tell their unborn children; (8) a formal model of information exchange in initial interaction; (9) the relationship between person characteristics and attitudes toward black speakers and white speakers of informal nonstandard English; (10) an analysis of jury size and deliberation processes; (11) the influence of age and sex on perceptions of communication competency; (12) paralinguistic, kinesic, and verbal indicators of uncertainty in atypical interactions; (13) the effects of physical attractiveness on perspective taking perception of situation and communication style; and (14) a model of family functioning using adaptability, cohesion, and communication. (HOD)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Communication Research, Communication Skills, Doctoral Dissertations, Group Behavior, Interaction, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence, Interpersonal Relationship, Language Attitudes, Language Usage, Leadership Styles, Mothers, Nonverbal Communication, Parent Child Relationship, Role Perception
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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