Citations with the tag: COMMUNICATION -- Research
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- The Usefulness of the Verbal Receptivity Construct in Instructional Communication Research.
Robinson, Rena Y. // Communication Quarterly; Summer1993, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p292
Perceptions of verbal receptivity of dyadic partners have recently been incorporated into interpersonal research. Receptivity of a teacher appears likely to be associated with student learning. However, it was suspected that perceptions of teacher responsiveness, a factor found very important in...
- Diagnosing Communications Problems with Continuous Measures of Subjects' Responses: Applications, Potential Applications, Limitations and Future Research.
Hughes, G. David // Current Issues & Research in Advertising; 1990, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p175
Microcomputer and video developments have made it possible to collect subjects' immediate responses to continuous stimuli, such as television commercials, and to have instant polling results from categorical questions. The applications have become confused, so that this new technology is...
- Part 3: Monopoly-busters.
Trierweiler, Mark // Corporate Detroit; Feb96, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p45
Focuses on the reform in United States' communications industry. Prohibitions governing the industry; Legislation to be passed by Congress; Factors to ensure that communications service will be available and affordable to all; Competition in the industry; Why government should not allow one...
- Smarter than your average bird brain.
Casey, Scott // Poultry World; Sep2010, Vol. 164 Issue 9, p6
This article focuses on a study by Professor Chris Evans and K-lynn Smith of Macquarie University which found that various methods are used by chickens to communicate with each other.
Coryton, Demitri; Garrett, Guy; Lewis, Kevin; Marshall, Michael; Waterman, Chris // Children's Services Parliamentary Monitor; Dec2010, Issue 50, p896
A list of resources published by various British government agencies as of December 2010 is presented including the Department for Education's "Better Communication Research Programme: First Interim Report," Department of Health's "Health, Work and Well-Being: Baseline Indicators Report," and...
- Issue Salience and the Third-Person Effect: Perceptions of Illegal Immigration.
Matera, Francis R.; Salwen, Michael B. // World Communication; 1999, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p11
Studies the popular mass communication approaches regarding public responses and perceptions on media-reported issues and their influences to other persons. Impact of mass media's agenda-setting strategy on political reality; Arguments from critical theorists on the inordinate control over the...
Wirth, Werner; Schramm, Holger // Communication Research Trends; 2005, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p3
Presents an introduction to the August 2005 issue of the journal "Communication Research Trends."
- ITV study claims brain retains TV medium easiest.
Wirth, Werner; Schramm, Holger // Marketing (00253650); 11/21/2002, p3
Cites a research conducted by Geoffrey Beattie, professor of Manchester University in Manchester, England for ITV Corp. which proves that television is the most powerful communications medium.
- Letters to the Editor.
Locker, Kitty O. // Journal of Business Communication; Spring80, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p3
A letter to the editor is presented that offers several suggestions for improving the "Journal of Business Communication."
- On the death, dismemberment, or disestablishment of the dominant paradigms.
Liska, Jo; Cronkhite, Gary // Western Journal of Communication; Winter1994, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p58
Pits traditional paradigms against modern research methods in communication. Distinguishing between quantitative and qualitative research; Historical background of paradigms; Making assumptions and choices explicit; Focus on messages with ecological validity.
- Depressed men's lower ability to interpret nonverbal cues: A preliminary study.
Giannini, A. James; Melemis, Steven M. // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Oct95, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p555
Presents the findings of the study of the ability of depressed men to interpret nonverbal facial cues correctly. Method employed; Discussion on the same.
- Over a Century of Research on After-Death Communication.
Wright, Sylvia Hart // Journal of Spirituality & Paranormal Studies; Jul2007 Proceedings Supplement, Vol. 30, p99
Unexpected and unsought contact with the dead has been sensed since time immemorial around the world. Serious research on this phenomenon started over a century ago. Ambitious studies done in Britain and France collected thousands of accounts of after-death communication, many of them...
- Cable modem madness.
Finneran, Michael // Business Communications Review; Mar1996, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p68
Presents information on cable modems and their place in the communications industry. Wide range of communications options; Availability of high-speed data services; Cable companies access to bandwidth; Types of cable modems needed for voice and data services; Role of competitors.
- ANZCA: NEWS.
Flew, Terry // Media International Australia (8/1/07-current); May2010, Issue 135, p3
The article offers updates on the Australia and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA). A panel session on Communications Research in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand will be hosted by ANZCA. ANZCA has just completed and introduced its website which is accessible at www.anzca.net. The...
- Preface to the Special Section on Methods for the Analysis of Communication.
Cooke, Nancy J.; Duchon, Andrew; Gorman, Jamie C.; Keyton, Joann; Miller, Anne // Human Factors; Aug2012, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p485
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within a special section of the issue on topics related to communication analysis including the use of electroencephalogram recordings to assess team cognition, communication and affect, and cognitive load.
Cooke, Nancy J.; Duchon, Andrew; Gorman, Jamie C.; Keyton, Joann; Miller, Anne // Global Trends in Communication Education & Research; 2006, pvii
A preface to the publication "Global Trends in Communication Education & Research" is presented.
- New Technology Strains Ethics.
Cooke, Nancy J.; Duchon, Andrew; Gorman, Jamie C.; Keyton, Joann; Miller, Anne // USA Today Magazine; Jun99, Vol. 127 Issue 2649, p4
Focuses on a study conducted by the International Communications Research (ICR) revealing that nearly half of workers in the United States have engaged in an unethical act as a result of technology in the workplace.
- Goo-goo-gorillas have their own brand of baby talk.
Marshall, Michael // New Scientist; 6/9/2012, Vol. 214 Issue 2868, p16
The article discusses the results of studies by researchers Eva Maria Lu�f and Katja Liebal at the Free University of Berlin about how adult gorillas gesticulate differently when communicating to infants.
- Factual Entertainment and Reality TV.
Marshall, Michael // Communication Research Trends; 2012, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the popularity of the reality television programs and the academic attention it has generated over the years.
- SELECTIVITY IN READERSHIP OF POLITICAL NEWS.
Stempel, Guido H. // Public Opinion Quarterly; Fall61, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p400
What political information a reader gets from his newspaper depends primarily on two things, what the newspaper presents to the reader and what the reader selects from the newspaper. Communications research has concentrated more on questions of content and effects than it has on reader...
- COMMUNICATION APPREHENSION AND AFFINITY-SEEKING IN SUPERIOR-SUBORDINATE RELATIONSHIPS.
Richmond, Virginia P.; McCroskey, James C.; Davis, Leonard M. // World Communication; Spring86, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p41
Investigates the relationship between supervisor use of affinity-seeking strategies and subordinates' trait-like communication apprehension, shyness, and apprehension with regards to communication with the supervisor. Results derived from the investigation; Nature of communication apprehension...
- Quantum communications: Convenient key distribution.
Horiuchi, Noriaki // Nature Photonics; Feb2013, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p84
The article focuses on a research conducted by Ketaki Patel and co-workers from Toshiba Research Europe Ltd. and the Cambridge University in Great Britain which found that a temporal filtering technique allows the coexistence of quantum key distribution and data communications.
- THE SOUND BITES, THE BITERS, AND THE BITTEN: A TWO-CAMPAIGN TEST OF THE ANTI-INCUMBENT BIAS HYPOTHESIS IN NETWORK TV NEWS.
Lowry, Dennis T.; Shidler, Jon A. // Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly; Winter98, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p719
Presents information on a study which addressed sound bite research and news bias research within a single network television news coverage of presidential campaigns in the 1990s. Method used on the study; Results; Discussion and conclusions.
- The International Journal of Communication Research.
Lowry, Dennis T.; Shidler, Jon A. // International Journal of Communication Research; Jan-Mar2013, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p84
The article presents the editorial policy of the journal.
- Call for Manuscripts.
Lowry, Dennis T.; Shidler, Jon A. // Journal of Business Communication; Apr2013, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p127
The article presents a call for manuscripts for a special issue of periodical "Journal of Business Communication," entitled Crossing Boundaries: Working and Communicating in East Asia, including information on business communication practices in Asian countries.
- Other new literature.
Lowry, Dennis T.; Shidler, Jon A. // NORDICOM Review; Jun2012, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p128
A bibliography on the subject of media and communication research is presented which includes articles "Media and Crime: Fiction and Journalism," by Gunhild Agger, Virtual Suicide as Decisive Political Act," by Geoff Cox, and "Social Media As Communicative Genres," by Stine Lomborg.
- Other new literature.
Lowry, Dennis T.; Shidler, Jon A. // NORDICOM Review; Jun2012, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p134
A bibliography on the subject of media and communications research is presented which includes book "Investigating Online Reading With Eye Tracking and EEG," by Jaana Simola, the article "The Impact of Crowdfunding on Journalism," by Tanja Aitamurto, and "Murder-Suicide in the News: Doing the...
- Other new literature.
Lowry, Dennis T.; Shidler, Jon A. // NORDICOM Review; Dec2012, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p126
A bibliography on the subject of communication studies is presented including the articles "Two perspectives on the communication skills of political leaders," by Merja Almonkari, "Globalization theory, media-centrism and neoliberalism: a critique of recent intellectual trends," by Marko Ampuja,...
- Adult Siblings' Use of Affectionate Communication as a Strategic and Routine Relational Maintenance Behavior.
Myers, Scott A.; Byrnes, Kerry A.; Frisby, Brandi N.; Mansson, Daniel H. // Communication Research Reports; Apr2011, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p151
This study explored whether adult siblings engage in affectionate communication (i.e., verbal statements, nonverbal gestures, and social support behaviors) as one way to strategically and routinely maintain their relationships. Participants were 499 individuals who reported on a sibling...
- NEW MODELS FOR MASS COMMUNICATION RESEARCH, SAGE ANNUAL REVIEWS OF COMMUNICATION RESEARCH, VOLUME 2 (Book).
Graney, Marshall J. // Social Forces (University of North Carolina Press); Mar76, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p727
Reviews the book "New Models for Mass Communication Research, Sage Annual Reviews of Communication Research," vol. 2, edited by Peter Clarke.
- Money on the Sidelines.
Graney, Marshall J. // Bank Investment Consultant; Feb2010, Vol. 18 Issue 2, pA4
The article presents the result of a survey conducted by International Communication Research Inc. (ICR) for International Republican Institute (IRI) to investors age 50 above concerning the stock market, which shows an opportunity for financial advisors in helping the market-weary demographic...
- Chaos may be the key to maintaining privacy in optical communication links.
Mannion, Patrick // Electronic Design; 05/13/98, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p35
Discusses a technique in optical communications links developed by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Use of chaotic fluctuations in light intensity produced by laser systems; Research by Rajarshi Roy and Gregory D. Van Wiggeren challenging forms of modern...
- Don't even dream of getting this much current from an IC amplifier.
Schweber, Bill; Granville, Fran // EDN; 06/18/98, Vol. 43 Issue 13, p20
Presents information on Model 8100 introduced by Clarke-Hess Communications Research, which is a precision transconductance amplifier which supplies at least 100 amperes. Features of the device; Advantages of using the device; Costs of the device; Details on the application of the device.
- Earlier the better.
White, Dan // Marketing (00253650); 10/3/2007 Supplement, p17
The article offers the author's comments on pre-tested research. According to the author, the shifting media landscape, coupled with constantly improving knowledge about how communications influence the human mind, has resulted in major changes in the approaches to communications research. He...
- Cats: 'Purr-fectly' Happy and Healthy.
White, Dan // National Geographic World; Apr2002, Issue 319, p6
Presents information on research conducted by the Fauna Communications Research on cats. Role of purring in cats; Discussion on a cat's healing process.
- Narrowing the academic gap.
Greenwald, Marilyn // Quill; Jul2003, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p48
Expresses opinion on the relationship between journalism and mass-communication research in the U.S. Views of journalists on communication research; Nature of journalism from the perspective of communication researchers; Similarities in the job of mass-communication researchers and journalists.
- Manual Helps Communicators Effectively Measure ROI.
Greenwald, Marilyn // Communication World; Aug/Sep2003, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p7
"Communication Research, Measurement and Evaluation: A Practical Guide for Communicators" is the latest addition to IABC popular line of planning manuals. Written by veteran communication consultant and trainer Louis C. Williams Jr., ABC, APR, the manual takes a wide range of proven measurement...
- Emotions persist when memories have faded.
Greenwald, Marilyn // Healthcare Counselling & Psychotherapy Journal; Jul2010, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p3
The article discusses a University of Iowa study which found that when people spend time talking to patients with memory loss, their conversation could have a positive effect on the patients' well-being, even if their conditions cause the conversations to be forgotten.
- Teens Know More, Save Less.
Coyle, Tom // America's Community Banker; Jun99, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p41
Focuses on a survey conducted by International Communications Research for Merrill Lynch on personal savings of teenagers in the United States. Results of the survey; Educational materials provided by Merrill.
- International Coalitions and Communications Content: The Case of Neutralism.
Lerner, Daniel // Public Opinion Quarterly; Winter52/53, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p681
In this article, the author discusses the theory of international coalitions, analyzes the neutralism in Europe, and suggests ways in which international communications research may be used to draw neutralists into the American-centered coalition. He contends that an adequate program of...
- First We Take Manhattan!: The 16th Nordic Conference on Media and Communication Research.
Fetveit, Arild // NORDICOM Review; Sep2004 Special Issue, Vol. 25 Issue 1/2, p7
This article presents information regarding the "16th Nordic Conference on Media and Communication Research," organized in Kristiasand, Norway from August 15 to 17, 2003. When the conference started 20 years ago it was predominately a communication research conference attended by social...
- Accepting the challenge of centralizing without essentializing: Black feminist thought and....
Bell, Katrina E.; Orbe, Mark P. // Women's Studies in Communication; Winter2000, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p41
Provides a collaborative analysis of the salience and utility of Black feminist thought in communication research. Central concerns for the Black feminist thought; Implications of engaging in critical-cultural scholarships; Usefulness of the feminist thought for commentary about the everyday...
- Editor's Page.
Hoover, Judith D. // World Communication; 1998, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p2
Presents an overview of essays found in the April 1998 issue of the periodical 'World Communication.' Analysis of theoretical stances; Perception of communication competence and satisfaction among Chinese men and women; Importance of understanding intercultural communication differences and...
- Language and Culture: Tapping Cognitive Views.
Wilson, Gary B. // World Communication; 1999, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p49
Studies the influences of bilingual culture and its impact on communication apprehension with reference to cognitive differences in Hong Kong. Use and administration of personal report of communication apprehension in assessing differences in language perceptions; Discussion of the issue of...
- Increasing Returns form Non-respondents.
Gullahorn, John T.; Gullahorn, Jeanne E. // Public Opinion Quarterly; Spring59, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p119
Social scientists frequently confront the problem of how to reduce the number of non-respondents in questionnaire surveys. A study was conducted on grantees in nine Midwestern states which was of particular significance inasmuch as part of the questionnaire employed in the survey requested...
- Effectiveness of a Political Telethon.
Schramm, Wilbur; Carter, Richard F. // Public Opinion Quarterly; Spring59, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p121
On October 31, 1958, Senator William Knowland went before television cameras in Los Angeles in an effort to carry his campaign for governor to as many as possible voters of California. The telethon was major effort inserted late in the campaign in an effort to stem a political tide which was...
- The Communication Investigator: Teaching Research Methods to Undergraduates.
Stacks, Don W.; Hickson III, Mark // Communication Quarterly; Fall1991, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p351
This essay explores the basic communication research course for undergraduates. Discussed are several key notions for making this course valuable to the undergraduate: the attitude of the instructor, the attitude of the students, course requirements and activities, and evaluation techniques.
- CFOs can't help but check in while on vacation.
Stacks, Don W.; Hickson III, Mark // Chicago Citizen - Hyde Park Edition; 7/14/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 33, p6
The article reports on the findings of the survey conducted by the research firm, International Communications Research Inc., which mentions that more than two-thirds of chief financial officers (CFO) cannot resist checking in with the office at least once ot twice a week during their vacation.
- The Reflexivity of Communication Research.
Hawes, Leonard C. // Western Journal of Speech Communication: WJSC; Winter1978, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p12
Comments on what criteria should be used to judge the admissibility of evidence to support theoretical propositions regarding communication research in the United States. Agreement of researchers on admissibility criteria; Application of the criteria in the actual doing of research; Preparation...
- The ad-testing debate.
Hawes, Leonard C. // AdMedia; Sep2000, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p9
Discusses the pros and cons of advertising testing. Call for creative department employees to rely on their instinct; Criticisms against focused group interviewing; Tendency of 'gut feeling' to be a hit and miss affair; Usefulness of communications research.