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An Analysis Of The Immediate And Long-Range Implications Of Three Speeches Delivered By J. Reuben Clark, Jr., David Earl Buchanan Jan 1976

An Analysis Of The Immediate And Long-Range Implications Of Three Speeches Delivered By J. Reuben Clark, Jr., David Earl Buchanan

All Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to provide an analysis of the immediate and long-range implications of three speeches: (1) August 8,1938, (2) September 19, 1952, and (3) September 19, 1956, which J. Reuben Clark, Jr. delivered during the annual Pre-School Faculty Conference at Brigham Young University. The speeches were analyzed and compared to determine the goals and charges given and to determine whether there was carry-over from speech to speech.

The significant findings included: (1) The LDS Church school system is to be manned only by those individuals who have strong, undeviating testimonies of a living Savior, of ...


Tecumseh: His Rhetoric And Oratory, Bette-Jon Schrade Jan 1976

Tecumseh: His Rhetoric And Oratory, Bette-Jon Schrade

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Historical Analysis Of The Traditional Japanese Decision-Making Process In Contrast With The U.S. System And Implications For Intercultural Deliberations, Shoji Mitarai Jan 1976

A Historical Analysis Of The Traditional Japanese Decision-Making Process In Contrast With The U.S. System And Implications For Intercultural Deliberations, Shoji Mitarai

Dissertations and Theses

The purpose of this research.is to (1) describe and analyze the different methods used by Japanese and by U.S. persons to reach agreement in small group deliberations, (2) discover the depth of commitment and personal involvement with these methods by tracing their historical beginnings and (3) draw implications from (1) and (2) as to probability of success of current problem solving deliberations involving members of both groups.

In the Yayoi period of Japanese history (250 B.C. - 300 A.D.), a special set of circumstances in both the ecological and cultural sphere encouraged the consensus type of decision-making ...


The Effects Of Self-Concept Instruction As Part Of The Basic Speech Course, Gayle Lynn Davenport Jan 1976

The Effects Of Self-Concept Instruction As Part Of The Basic Speech Course, Gayle Lynn Davenport

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Descriptive Study Of Thai Nonverbal Communication, Suriya Smutkupt Jan 1976

A Descriptive Study Of Thai Nonverbal Communication, Suriya Smutkupt

Dissertations and Theses

Nonverbal communication is especially significant in the area of intercultural communication. Familiar signals often signify and convey different and unexpected messages, usually out-of-awareness, and then unfamiliar stimuli cause confusion and uneasiness. This is a report of Thai NVC, which intends (1) to describe selected Thai nonverbal behavior, (2) to relate these to appropriate time and context, (3) to explain a cultural component that makes the behaviors acceptable and/or mandatory, and (4) to report how Thai nonverbal behaviors may affect intercultural and cross-cultural communication.

Selected Thai nonverbal messages are described: (1) nonverbal signals: the sign language of wai, the kinesthetic ...


Symbol And Artifact: Jungian Dynamics At Mcluhan's Technological Interface, Mike Amana Glick Jan 1976

Symbol And Artifact: Jungian Dynamics At Mcluhan's Technological Interface, Mike Amana Glick

Dissertations and Theses

Our goal was to establish some form of interpretation between the analytical work of Carl Jung in depth psychology and the views of Marshall McLuhan regarding the impact of media. It was hoped that such a correlation of contrasting viewpoints would yield additional insight in the study of mass reactions to media.

In accomplishing this purpose a “universe” based upon analytical psychology was juxtaposed with an expressly “McLuhanesque” analysis of media and technological effects. After establishing correlations between the major dynamics of the two systems, several functional conclusions were reached. These are: (1) that media have an inescapable influence, (2 ...