ERIC Number: EJ261260
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Reference Count: 0
The Argumentative Student in the Speech Communication Classroom: An Investigation and Implications.
Infante, Dominic A.
Communication Education, v31 n2 p141-48 Apr 1982
Discusses a recent conceptualization of argumentativeness. Reports on an investigation of characteristics of argumentative students, which included variables such as birth order, family size, high school training, college grade point average, etc. Supports the assumption that argumentativeness is a desirable communication trait and considers pedagogical methods for increasing argumentativeness. (PD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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