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Robert N. Bostrom Publications
Bostrom, R. (2000). Gerald Miller: A personal remembrance. Communication Studies, 50,
Bostrom, R. N. & Harrington, N. G. (1998). An exploratory study of compulsive talkers.
Communication Education, 43, 78-91..
Bostrom, R. (1996). Memory, Cognitive Processes, and the definition of Listening: A reply to
Thomas and Levine. Human Communication Research, 23, 162-174.
Bostrom, R. & Donohew. L. (1992). The case for empiricism: clarifying fundamental issues in
communication theory. Communication Monographs, 59, 109-128.
Bostrom, R., (1990), Assessing achievement with standardized tests. Association for
Communication Administration Bulletin, Issue 72, 1988.
Sypher, B., Bostrom, R. & Seibert, J. (1989). Listening, communication abilities, and success at
work. Journal of Business Communication, 26, 293-303.
Bostrom, R., & Waldhart, E. (1988). Memory models and the measurement of listening.
Communication Education, 37, 1-16.
Bostrom, R., (1988), So you want to be an administratorI. Association for Communication
Administration Bulletin, Issue 56, 1988.
Bostrom, R., "Productivity" and the retention of departmental administrators. Association for
Communication Administration Bulletin, Issue 49.
Bostrom, R., (1983). The computer and communication technology: New problems in mass
communication research, Mass Communication Research Symposium (University of
Tennessee), 6, pp. 1-16.
Bostrom, R., (1981). Measuring listening competencies Effective Listening Quarterly, 13, pp.
Bostrom, R., Humphrey, R. & Roloff, M. (1981) Communication and helping behavior: The
effects of information, reinforcement, and sex on helping responses. Communication
Quarterly, 29, pp.147-155.
Bostrom, R., (1981) Investigaciones de habilidad de escuchar. Comunicacion Interpersonal y
Comunicacion Educativa, CEMPAE (Organismo Federal Descentralizado de Interes
Bostrom, R., (1981) Emerging trends in small group research. Small Group Communication in
the 1980's, Communication Association of the Pacific, 10, pp. 32-46.
Bostrom, R., (1980) Evaluating instruction and courses in communication, Association for
Communication Administration Bulletin, Issue 34, p. 7.
Bostrom, R., & Waldhart, E. (1980) The role of short_term memory in listening. Human
Communication Research, 6, p. 211.
Bostrom, R., & Bryant, C. (1980) Factors in the retention of information presented orally: The
role of short_term listening. Western Journal of Speech Communication, 44, p. 137.
Bostrom R., & White, N. (1979) . Does drinking affect resistance? Journal of Communication,
p. 73.
Bostrom, R., Rossiter, C. & Baseheart, J. (1973). The effects of three types of profane language
in persuasive messages, Journal of Communication, 23,, p. 461.
Baseheart, J. & Bostrom, R., (1972). Credibility of source and of self in attitude change,
Journalism Quarterly, 49, p. 742.
Tucker, R. & Bostrom, R., (1971). The image of the speech teacher, Ohio Speech Journal, 9, p.
Bostrom, R., (1970). Rejoinder: games and communicative process, Journal of Communication,
20, p. 121.
Bostrom, R., (1970). Cognitive, affective and behavioral dimensions of speech attitudes, Journal
of Communication, 20, p. 359.
Bostrom, R. N. (1970). Patterns of communicative interactions in small groups. Speech
Monographs, 37, 257-263.
Bostrom, R., (1969). Speaker sex, listener sex, and attitude change, Central States Speech
Journal, 20, p. 245.
Bostrom, R. & Tucker, R. (1969). Evidence, personality and attitude change, Speech
Monographs, 27, p. 22.
Bostrom, R., (1968). Agnosticism and belief systems, Journal of Religious Humanism, 4, p. 17.
Bostrom, R., (1969). Theory of games and communication theory, Journal of Communication,
18, p. 369.
Bostrom, R., (1968). The problem of grades, Speech Teacher,17, p. 287.
Bostrom, R., (1969). I give you a man: Kennedy's speech for Stevenson, Speech Monographs,
25, p. 129.
Bostrom, R., (1964). Dogmatism, rigidity, and rating behavior, Speech Teacher,13, p. 283.
Bostrom, R., (1964). Grades and grading, The Westerner, 37, p. 13.
Bostrom, R., (1963). Classroom criticism and speech attitudes, Central States Speech Journal,
14, p. 27.
Bostrom, R., Vlandis, J. & Rosenbaum, M. (1961). Grades as reinforcing contingencies and
attitude change, Journal of Educational Psychology, 52, p. 110.
Bostrom, R., (1960). Convention nominating speeches: a product of many influences, Central
States Speech Journal,11, p. 194.
Bostrom, R. (1998). Communication research. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland.
Bostrom, R., & Waldhart, E., Shelton, M. & Bertino, S. (1997). Getting there. Prospect Heig;hts,
IL: Waveland.
Bostrom, R., & Waldhart, E., Shelton, M. & Bertino, S. (1996). Functional public speaking.
Champaign/Urbana: Stipes. (Revision of Bostrom & Waldhart, 1992)
Bostrom, R. N. & Waldhart, E. S. (1992). Speaking in Public: Functional communication.
Champaign/Urbana, IL. Stipes. (revision of Bostrom, 1988)
Bostrom, R., (1990). Listening Behavior. New York, NY: Guilford.
Bostrom, R., (1988). Speaking and Listening: Effective communication. Minneapolis, MN:
Bostrom, R., (1983). Persuasion. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice_Hall, Inc.
Andersch, E., Staats, L. & Bostrom, R., (1969). Communication for Everyday Use. New York:
Holt, Rhinehart, and Winston.
Book Chapters
Bostrom, R. (1996). Listening and listening research. In. O. Hargie (Ed.) Communication and
communication research (pp.118-143). London: Routledge Press,
Harrington, N. & Bostrom, R. (1996). Objectivism as the basic context for theory and research
in communication. In J. L. Owen (Ed.) Context and communication behavior (pp.118143). Reno, NV: Context Press
Bostrom, R. (1997). Testing listening. In C. Clapham & D. Corson (Eds.) Encyclopaedia of
Language and Education. (Vol. 7). (pp. 638-643), The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic
Bostrom, R. (1992). Problems inherent in listening research. In. B. Ticehurst (Ed.)
Communication in Australia: A Search for Meaning in Changing Times. Sydney (pp. 814). Griffin Press.
Bostrom, R., (1983). Listening competence, in . B. Spitzberg and T. Hurt (Eds) Essays on
Human Communication (pp. 64-71), Lexington, Mass.: Ginn and Company,
Bostrom, R., (1984). The nature of communication, In J. Applegate and E. Waldhart (Eds)
Introduction to Communication Principles (pp. 2-23). Champaign, Illinois:
Bostrom, R., (1981). Factors affecting the interaction of sources, receivers, and objects: RSO
Theory, In M. Burgoon (Ed.) Communication Yearbook V, (pp. 833-856), New
Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction Press,
Bostrom, R., (1980). Physiological variants, altered cns states, and attitude change, In G.R.
Miller and M. Roloff (Eds.). Persuasion: New Directions in Theory and Research (pp.
171-197), Beverly Hills, CA: Sage,
Bostrom, R., (1966). Motivation and Argument. In G.R. Miller and T. Nilsen Perspectives in
Argumentation (pp. 110-128), Scott, Foresman, and Company
Bostrom, R., (1963). Grades as Reinforcers in the Production of Attitude Change, In J.P.
DeCecco Human Learning and the School, (pp. 129-135), Holt, Rinehart, and Winston..
Edited Books
Bostrom, R.N. (Ed.). Communication Yearbook Eight. Beverly Hills: Sage, 1984.
Bostrom, R.N. (Ed.). Communication Competence: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Beverly
Hills: Sage , 1984.
Bostrom, R.N. (Ed.). Communication Yearbook Seven. Beverly Hills: Sage, 1983.
Special Publications
Bostrom, R., (1981). The Kentucky comprehensive listening test, Lexington, Kentucky:
Kentucky Listening Research Center.
Bostrom, R., (1968) Audiences and station revenues: a problem in statistical prediction. Ohio
University Center for Broadcast Management and Economics, Special Report No. 14.
Bostrom, R., (1969) Economic impact of cable television in 3_station markets, in R.L. Coe and
J. G. Saunders(Eds.), CATV in Pueblo_Colorado Springs: A Case Study, , Ohio
Bostrom, R., (1967) The top 52 television markets: 1952-1972, Ohio University Center for
Broadcast Management and Economics, Report No. 4, May, 1967.
Bostrom, R., (1967) An analysis of the top ten television markets in the united states, 19561967, Ohio University Center for Broadcast Management and Economics, February 1967
(with J.G. Saunders).
Bostrom, R., (1970) The credibility of policemen as message sources, National Institute of Law
Enforcement and Criminal Justice, United States Department of Justice, Grant Number