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Reliability and Validity of the Willingness to Communicate Scale

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Communication Quarterly, vol. 40, issue 1 (1992) pp. 16-25

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Outlines and discusses the nature and assumptions of the Willingness to Communicate scale. Discusses data relating to the reliability and validity of the instrument. Concludes that the scale is of sufficient quality to be recommended for research and screening purposes. (SR)

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  • Willingness-to-communicate
  • communication apprehension
  • communication competence
  • reticence
  • shyness
  • social anxiety
  • talkativeness
  • verbal behavior

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  • James C. McCroskey

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