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Division of Gen Ed: Oral and Written Communication: Face to Face IPC Research Paper

Research and Resource Connections for Oral and Written Communication Courses

Online Databases found Through Web Links

TOPIC OPTIONS

Option #1) Assertiveness

Search Terms: How Assertiveness can improve workplace communication; Define Assertiveness vs Aggression (Passive, Passive-Aggressive); Verbal Assertiveness; Non-Verbal Assertiveness

Best Databases: FHTC Electronic Catalog; Opposing Viewpoints; KSL- Explora Database; KSL- Psychology Database

 

Option #2) Birth order and its effect on communication

Search Terms: Birth Order and.. *Search Term Options* Theory, Effects; Effects on Relationship; Personality Traits; On Gender Expression; Family Structure/ Dynamics.

Best DatabasesFHTC Electronic Catalog; Films on Demand; Opposing Viewpoints; KSL- Explora Database; KSL- Psychology Database

 

Option #3) The Changing family

Search Terms: Modern Family Structures, Changing family values; Family Values in Asian Cultures; Changing Definition of Family

Best DatabasesFHTC Electronic Catalog; Opposing Viewpoints; KSL- Explora Database; KSL- Psychology Database

 

Option #4) Conflict

Search Terms: Conflict Resolution Strategies; Open communication during conflict; Workplace Conflict; Conflict communication 

Best DatabasesFHTC Catalog; Explora- KS state Library; Psychology & Behavioral Sciences- KS State Library; Films on Demand 

 

Option #5) Death and dying and communication

Search Terms: How to talk to people about death; Death & Dying Communication; Bereavement Communication strategies; Talking About End of Life with Loved ones; Communication with the Dying;

Best DatabasesFHTC Catalog; Explora- KS state Library; Psychology & Behavioral Sciences- KS State Library; Libguide: Division of HHS Allied Health- Issues on Aging

 

Option #6) Divorce stages and effects on relationships

Search Terms: Changing dynamics after divorce; Dangerous Relationships; Family Communication; Blended families;   

Best DatabasesFHTC Catalog; Explora-KS State Library; Psychology & Behavioral Sciences- KS State Library; Films on Demand 

 

Option #7) Dressing for success

Search Terms:Why What you Wear Matters; Dress for Success; Work & Your Wardrobe; Communication and Clothing

Best DatabasesFHTC Catalog; Explora-KS State Library; Psychology & Behavioral Sciences- KS State Library; Films on Demand 

 

Option #8) Intercultural communication

Search Terms: Intercultural Communication; Intercultural Communication in the Workplace; Bias in Intercultural Communication; Perspective based intercultural communication

Best DatabasesFHTC Catalog; Explora-KS State Library; Psychology & Behavioral Sciences- KS State Library; Films on Demand)

 

Option #9) Listening

Search Terms: Listening Effectively; Listening in Conflict; Listening for Healing; Developing Listening Skills; Perception and Listening; Listening skills that impact learning; Listening to opposing viewpoints;

Best DatabasesFHTC Catalog; Explora-KS State Library; Psychology & Behavioral Sciences- KS State Library; Films on Demand

 

Option #10) Male/female communication differences

Search Terms: Communication and Gender differences; How men and women communicate differently; Gender communication; 

Best Databases:FHTC Electronic Catalog; Opposing Viewpoints; Films on Demand; KSL- Explora; KSL- Psychology

 

Option #11) Sexual harassment and assertiveness

Search Terms: Assertiveness Training; Sexual Harassment Communication; Sexual Harassment in the Workplace; Defining verbal sexual harassment; defining nonverbal sexual harassment 

Best DatabasesFHTC Electronic Catalog; Films on Demand; KSL- Explora; KSL- Psychology

 

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