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Faculty and students in the Department of Communication and Journalism work on a variety of hands-on projects. Here are some examples.

2013

 

Dorsher, M. and Larson, J. (2013, August). Global reporting for undergrads. Moderator for a panel discussion at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Washington, DC.

Dorsher, M. (2013, July).Website for Controversies in Media Ethics. Retrieved September 5, 2013, from http://www.routledge.com/cw/gordon-9780415963329/. Completed semiannual expansions and updates for this website to accompany the text, "Controversies in Media Ethics," 3rd ed.

Dorsher, M. (2013, July). Facebook page for Controversies in Media Ethics. Retrieved October 11, 2013, from http://www.facebook.com/CME3rd. Created and curated the first Facebook page for a media ethics text so the authors could interact with students internationally.

Jang, W., Frederick, E., & Cheon, H. (2013). Effects of Alcohol Expectancies in Relationship Between Alcohol Advertising and Drinking by Caucasian and Hmong College Students. Health Communication Research, 7, 1-40.

Jang, W. (2013). News as propaganda: A comparative analysis of U.S. and Korean press coverage of the Six-party talks, 2003-2007. International Communication Gazette, 75(2), 1-17.

Jang, W., & Frederick, E. (2013). The Influence of alcohol advertising? Effects of interpersonal communication and alcohol expectancies as partial mediators on drinking among college students. International Journal of Health, Wellness, & Society, 2(2), 83-98.


Givertz, M. D., Woszidlo, A., Segrin, C., & Knutson, K. (2013). Direct and indirect effects of attachment orientation on relationship quality and loneliness in married couples. Journal of social and personal relationships, 30(8), 1096-1120.

Lueders, A., Hall, J. A., Pennington, N. R., & Knutson, K. (in press). Interpersonal decoding on Facebook: Applying the IPT-15 and the SSI to personality judgments. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior.

Standifer, R., Lester, S., Schultz, N. and Windsor, J. (2013). How age similarity preference, uncertainty, and workplace challenges affect conflict. Human Relations.



2012


Chmielewski, Terrence L.
(2012). "Applying the Elaboration Likelihood Model to Voting." International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences; 6, 10; pp. 33-47. The research is a meta-analysis of voting in the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections, and in the 2006 Wisconsin gubernatorial election.

Hart-Brinson, Peter K.
"Civic Recreation and aTheory of Civic Production." 2012. Sociological Theory. 30, 2 (June),pp. 130-147.

Jang, W., & Frederick, E. (in press). The Influence of Alcohol Advertising? Effects of Deliberation and Alcohol Expectancies as Partial Mediators on Drinking Among College Students. The International Journal of Health, Wellness, & Society.Jang, W. (in press, 2012). News as Propaganda: A Comparative Analysis of U.S. and Korean Press Coverage of the Six-party talks, 2003-2007, International Communication Gazette.

Jang, W. (in press, 2011/12). Mediated Reality of Globalization, 1995-2000: How did AP and IPS construct the concept and process of globalization? Journal of Global Mass Communication, 4(1-4).

Jang, W.How do news agencies cover cancer? Presented to the International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society, March 10-11, 2012, in University Center, Chicago.

Sims, J. with Chelsea Jacobson and Britta Marquand, undergraduate students, " Cultivating Cultural Intelligence through Study Abroad: Mindful Communication, Knowledge of Cultural Values, and Sojourner Adaptation Skills." Oral presentation at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, March 29-31, 2012. 

Sims, J. with Chelsea Jacobson and Britta Marquand, undergraduate students, " Cultivating Cultural Intelligence through Study Abroad: Mindful Communication, Knowledge of Cultural Values, and Sojourner Adaptation Skills." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 30 May - 2 June, 2012.




2011


Fay, Martha, with Alexandra Finley, Emily Amundson, Stephanie Sweeney, Natalie George, Amanda Michalski, and Stefanie Anderson, undergraduate students, "Racial Diversity in the Workplace." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 2-4 May 2011.

Fay, Martha, with Alicia Gerber, Kallie Sandell, Emily Schreiner, and Katie Jamison, undergraduate students, "Study Abroad and the Spiral of Silence: Does Encouraging Participation Create Apprehension for Those Who Don't?" UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 2-4 May 2011.

Fay, Martha, with  Jessica Gossett, Amy Pepper, Laura Soderlund, and Melissa Dettwiler, undergraduate students, "Facebook and Career Motivation." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 2-4 May 2011.

Fay, Martha, with Emily Schwingel, Adam Fairbanks, Alexandra Randall, Elizabeth Bailey, Brittanna Potocnik, and Andrew Prevost, undergraduate students, "Wellness Programs and Job Satisfaction: The Role of Perceived Employer Intent." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 2-4 May 2011.

Fay, Martha, with Kathryn Staats, Joshua Bjerke, Sara Habermeyer, and Danielle Geheran, undergraduate students, "The Medium or the Message: What Affects Youth's Responses to Anti-Tobacco Messages." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 2-4 May 2011.

Hart-Brinson, Peter K. "New Ways of BowlingTogether?" 2011. Contexts. 10, 4 (Fall), pp. 28-33.

Jang, Won Yong, with Catherine Karst and Lora Steinmetz, undergraduate students, "Effects of Alcohol Advertising Exposure on Intentions to Drink or Drinking Among Caucasian and Hmong College Students." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 2-4 May 2011.

Jang, Won Yong, with Catherine Karst, Jeremy Ernst, Kara Pedersen, McKenzie Scholz, and Sara Gawinski, undergraduate students, "Gender Differences Regarding Text-Messaging Usage." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 2-4 May 2011.

Jang, Won Yong, with Eric Larson, Samuel Rosenberry, Eric Christenson, and Jessi Van Natta undergraduate students, "Journalism in the Digital Age: Comparing Traditional Print News and Online News Sources in the U.S." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 2-4 May 2011.

Jang, Won Yong, with Lora Steinmetz, undergraduate student, "Global Cancer News Coverage." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 2-4 May 2011.

Jang, W. (2012, March). How do news agencies cover cancer? Paper will be presented at the annual meeting of the international Conference on Health, Wellness and Society in University Center, Chicago, IL.

Jang, W., & Frederick, E. A. (2011, January). The role of alcohol advertising and deliberation on drinking among college students. Paper presented (Virtual Presentation) at the International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society, in University of California, Berkeley, CA.

Jang, W. 
(2010, November). News as propaganda: A comparative analysis of U.S. and two Korean press coverage of the Six-party talks, 2003-2007. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research (MAPOR), Chicago, IL.

Jang, W., Frederick, E., Struthers, A., & Neuwirth, K.
(2010, November). Effects of talking about alcohol Issues among college students. Paper presented at the annual conference of the MAPOR, Chicago, IL.

Larson, Jan and Martha Fay, with Elizabeth Dohms, Alex Luedtke, and Scott Morfitt, undergraduate students, "Moldova Media Credibility and Family Communication Patterns." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 2-4 May 2011.

Mahaffy, Ellen, with Michael Jacobs, undergraduate student, "Of Sight and Sound." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 2-4 May 2011.

Schriner, Maureen, with Allison Kimble, Kelsey Kemper, Joseph Nicol, and Britni Andreske, undergraduate students, "Media Exposure and Issue Knowledge of Natural Disasters for UW-Eau Claire Students." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 2-4 May 2011.

Schultz, Nicole and Mary Hoffman, with Amy Fredman and Amy Bainbridge, undergraduate students, "The Unheard Voices: Communication of LGBTQ Concerns in Wisconsin Classrooms."  UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 2-4 May 2011.

Sims, Judy, with Chelsea Jacobson, Nessa Severson, Pierce Koch, Joseph Tierney, and Anne Moser, undergraduate students, "An Examination of Culture Shock Experiences and Difficulties in Cultural Adaptation: Rich Description from Sojourners, Immigrants, and Long-Term Refugees." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 2-4 May 2011.


 

2010


Fay, Martha, with Katherine Northey, Meghan Rohe, Samantha Howard, Lindsey Smith, and Anna Riedel undergraduate students, "The Silencing Effect of Uncertainty: Communication Apprehension and Organizational Change." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Fay, Martha, with Justin Huibregtse, Patrick Rohr, Joshua Toufar, Jonathon Weise, and Joshua Parsons, undergraduate students, "Faith Communication Needs and Desires: Understanding Computer-Based Communication Applications and Media Preferences of Churchgoers." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Fay, Martha, with Pang Kou Khang, undergraduate student, "Going Paperless: Gauging User Behavior and Opinion in the Transition to Online University Catalogs." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Fay, Martha, with Benjamin Porter, Zachary Hayes, Jerad Hill, Heather Jacobson, and Megan Kirt, undergraduate students, "Relationship Satisfaction, Friendship, and Facebook Use." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Fay, Martha, with Alexis Smith, Jacqueline Kress, Bridget Simmons, Kristi Halvorson, and Andrea Keister, undergraduate students, "The Effect of Family Communication Patterns in the Family of Origin on the Amount of Self-Disclosure in Employee to Employee Communication." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Fay, Martha, with Caroline Wee, Laura Bruggeman, Amy Knight, Chuluunbaatar Enkhtungalag, and Katelyn Matthews, undergraduate students, "Refugee Communication and Acculturation." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Hart-Brinson, Peter K. "Vox Regni? Underestimatingthe Role of the State in Radio Licensing Decisions: A Comment on Greve, Pozner,and Rao." 2010. American Journal of Sociology. 116, 2 (Sept), pp.643-655.

Hoffman, Mary, with Danielle Gannon, undergraduate student, " 'The Whole Peace Corps Thing': A Rhetorical Analysis of Peace Corps Volunteer Blogs." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Hoffman, Mary, with Stephanie Falch, Hannah Baldwin, Brittany Sutton, and Catherine Slauson, undergraduate students, " 'Go Ye Therefore and Make Disciples:' Persuasive Communication Methods and Participation in Christian Organizations on Campus." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Hoffman, Mary, with Beth Francour, Angie Jones, Danielle Widmer, Allyson Hedding, and Grace Maring, undergraduate students, "Perceptions of Racial Diversity: Affects of Campus Tours on Prospective Students." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Hoffman, Mary, with Pierce Koch, Justin Rudnick, Kelsey Meixner, and Loni Olstad, undergraduate students, " Broadcasting the Closet: Influence of Television Consumption on Attitudes Toward Homosexuality." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Hoffman, Mary, with Ashley Nelson, Jane Wilson, Sasha Sarkkinen, John Arnold, and Matthew Biren, undergraduate students, " Perceptions of Communication Behaviors of Generation Y." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Hoffman, Mary, with Justin Rudnick, undergraduate student, "Unmasking the Moral of the Story: A Narrative Analysis of the 'Stand for Marriage Maine' Campaign." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Hoffman, Mary, with Brittany Williams, Cierra Forsberg, Mallory Markham, and Angela Lochner, undergraduate students, "Communication Networks in Event Planning." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Hoffman, Mary and Nicole Schultz, with Amy Fredman and Amy Bainbridge, undergraduate students, "Communicative Experiences of Female Church Leaders." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Jang, Won Yong, with Kristin Busacker, undergraduate student, "U.S. Press Coverage of the Six-party talks, 2003-2007." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Mahaffy, Ellen, with Kim Acheson, Laura Sukowatey, Jenny You, and Kailey Mezera, undergraduate students, "New Media Research Project." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Schultz, Nicole, with Daniel Breen, Stephanie Jarvais, Jessica Gossett, Anna Larson, Frederick Hubert, and Jared Hause, undergraduate students, "Techno Affect: The Affect of Technology on Student-Professor Communication." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Schultz, Nicole, with Elizabeth Bailey, Jacob Kinsman, Anna Qualley, and Kayla Thigpen, undergraduate students, "Organizational Messages and How They Relate to Student Leadership Involvement." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Schultz, Nicole, with Zachary Bowers, Emily Amundson, Danielle Geheran, Kelsey Juvette, Britni Welsh, Caitlin Shuda, and Ashley Hofer, undergraduate students, "You've Got Mail: Professor Use of E-mail and Student Willingness to Communicate." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Schultz, Nicole, with Garrett Denney, Paydon Miller, Daniel Coughlin, Jordan Sherman, and James Hunter, undergraduate students, "Electric President: The Media's Effect on College Students' Perception of the Obama Administration." UW-Eau Claire Research Day – Poster Session, 26-28 April 2010.

Sims, Judy, with Chelsea Jacobson, undergraduate student, "Culture Talk: The Influence of Culture on Communication."

 

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