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Developing An Intergroup Communication Intervention Curriculum: Enhancing Workforce Skills Across Generations, Kate Magsamen-Conrad, Jeanette M. Dillon, Lisa Hanasono, Paul Valdez 2016 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus

Developing An Intergroup Communication Intervention Curriculum: Enhancing Workforce Skills Across Generations, Kate Magsamen-Conrad, Jeanette M. Dillon, Lisa Hanasono, Paul Valdez

Kate Magsamen-Conrad

This chapter describes a community-based participatory research project that embraces opportunities to augment the skills necessary to excel in an increasingly diverse workforce, especially in terms of proficiency in communication, social interaction, and technology. The Intergroup Communication Intervention (ICI) provides needed technology skills training to older adults in a community setting t improve intergroup relationships, foster positive civic attitudes and skills, and reduce ageist attitudes of younger adults. Participants build workforce skills necessary for future success as the project advances group and interpersonal communication skills across generations using technology pedagogy to bridge the divide. The ICI approach is systematic and ...


Mobile Technology Applications In The Finnish Confirmation Work, Eveliina Ojala MTh, Tapani Innanen DTh 2015 University of Eastern Finland

Mobile Technology Applications In The Finnish Confirmation Work, Eveliina Ojala Mth, Tapani Innanen Dth

Annual Conference on Information and Religion

No abstract provided.


The Use Of Reality Television And Social Media By Mormon Fundamentalist Groups. Changing Representations, Minds, And Laws., Mathilde Vanasse-Pelletier 2015 University of Montreal

The Use Of Reality Television And Social Media By Mormon Fundamentalist Groups. Changing Representations, Minds, And Laws., Mathilde Vanasse-Pelletier

Annual Conference on Information and Religion

This presentation will describe the interactions between religious fundamentalisms, in this case in the form of polygamous Mormon culture, and information technology. We will also discuss the way that the various information transmission strategies used by advocates of plural marriage can lead to effective changes in laws and public policies by presenting the case of the prosecution of the Brown family, stars of Sister Wives, by the State of Utah.


Social Media And Mainline Protestant Church Communities In The Middle West, Seth Allen, Joshua M. Avery 2015 King University

Social Media And Mainline Protestant Church Communities In The Middle West, Seth Allen, Joshua M. Avery

Annual Conference on Information and Religion

No abstract provided.


Ever Learning, But Never Coming To A Knowledge Of The Truth? Religious Polling And Information Centers, Larry Poston, Linda Poston 2015 Nyack College

Ever Learning, But Never Coming To A Knowledge Of The Truth? Religious Polling And Information Centers, Larry Poston, Linda Poston

Annual Conference on Information and Religion

Abstract

In our information-saturated world, it is appropriate to ask how religious communities use data that has been gathered by reputable research and/or poll-taking organizations. Perhaps a more pertinent question would be whether religious communities do, in fact, use such information – or whether they deliberately ignore the discoveries of information-gathering groups. Do religious groups who have adopted a “Moses/Christ/Muhammad Against Culture” approach to their surroundings (borrowing H. Richard Niebuhr’s classic paradigm) tend to go their own way despite the sociological and demographic information made available to them? Would the various “Moses/Christ/Muhammad Of Culture” groups ...


External Organizational Identification, Parasocial Relationships, And Social Media Use, Lindsey W. Dancy 2015 University of Southern Mississippi

External Organizational Identification, Parasocial Relationships, And Social Media Use, Lindsey W. Dancy

Dissertations

The pervasive use of the Internet for social purposes has led to organizational and social change, as well as social movements online throughout the world. Of particular interest in this study is commitment to organizations by patrons and stakeholders showcased via social media outlets. This research includes a review of organizational identification, parasocial relationships and social media research followed by a detailed description of the method, which included the creation and testing of a questionnaire examining the organizational identification and parasocial relationships of external publics, and their social media use. A hypothesis is put forth suggesting that there is a ...


Gender, Personality, And Self Esteem As Predictors Of Social Media Presentation, Heng Zhang 2015 East Tennessee State University

Gender, Personality, And Self Esteem As Predictors Of Social Media Presentation, Heng Zhang

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

In an age when people make and maintain relationships in online environments, creating and sustaining impressions online becomes equally important. For a better understanding of social networking sites usage, the present study examines the influence of gender, personality, and selfesteem on social media presentation. The goal of this study is to investigate individuals‘ expressions through social media in order to determine if they reflect the author‘s gender, personality, and levels of self-esteem. Quantitative analysis was used in this study through survey and SPSS content analysis. The researcher found that neuroticism was related to selfpresentation, and agreeableness is related to ...


Just Text Me, Allyson Hight 2015 Southern Polytechnic State University

Just Text Me, Allyson Hight

Symposium of Student Scholars

The changes that language, discourse, and media undergo on a daily basis directly affect how people relate and communicate. In my project, I researched how communication is changing and the ways that those changes affect how able and willing people are to connect with one another on a meaningful level. With recent changes in technology and discourse, people have smaller attention spans and less willingness to really get to know people. As many rely more and more on technology for information, they rely less and less on other people and “real” communication. People have smaller attention spans in most areas ...


Older Adults Attitudes Toward New Communication Technologies., Ladonne Wilson, Kate Magsamen-Conrad 2015 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus

Older Adults Attitudes Toward New Communication Technologies., Ladonne Wilson, Kate Magsamen-Conrad

Kate Magsamen-Conrad

No abstract provided.


Introducing And Teaching Information Communication Technology To Senior Citizens, Brandon Stinson, Kate Magsamen-Conrad 2015 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus

Introducing And Teaching Information Communication Technology To Senior Citizens, Brandon Stinson, Kate Magsamen-Conrad

Kate Magsamen-Conrad

No abstract provided.


Developing An Understanding Of How College Students Experience Interactive Instructional Technology: A Ux Perspective, Adam Wagler 2015 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Developing An Understanding Of How College Students Experience Interactive Instructional Technology: A Ux Perspective, Adam Wagler

Educational Administration: Theses, Dissertations, and Student Research

Technology is increasingly mobile and social, resulting in dynamic digital and interactive environments. The ubiquitous nature of interactive instructional technology presents new paradigms for higher education, creating challenges for instructors to compete for time and attention as students are bombarded by information in a digital, media rich world. The problem being studied, with all of these technological advancements, is how instructors can approach these challenges from a user experience (UX) perspective. A macro level view sees college students taking multiple courses at a time, over many semesters, and using different interactive instructional technology that mix with other forms of online ...


Hack Or Be Hacked: The Quasi-Totalitarianism Of Global Trusted Networks, Athina Karatzogianni, Martin Gak 2015 Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication, University of Leicester

Hack Or Be Hacked: The Quasi-Totalitarianism Of Global Trusted Networks, Athina Karatzogianni, Martin Gak

Athina Karatzogianni

This article focuses on digital surveillance ideology by examining specific empirical examples drawn from media reports of the Snowden affair, in order to nuance the politics, ethics, values and affects mobilized by governments and corporate elites to justify the collect-it-all practices by a ménage à trois of “trusted” global networks. It charts this political space as a sphere of action emerging against the backdrop of what we call ‘quasi-totalitarian’ mechanisms, which are fostered by alignment, collusion and imbrication of the three trusted authoritative networks. This approach accounts for a particular vexing problem in the articulation of digital politics. That is ...


Social Media Advocacy, Jennifer G. Langton, Ashtyn B. Bush, Samantha M. Stacy, Kelly J. Schaffter, Kaitlyn C. Howard 2015 Cedarville University

Social Media Advocacy, Jennifer G. Langton, Ashtyn B. Bush, Samantha M. Stacy, Kelly J. Schaffter, Kaitlyn C. Howard

The Research and Scholarship Symposium

Our research project’s purpose is to inform the local community on the ethics and effectiveness as well as the exploitive power of using social media to promote international and domestic causes. We will educate the public and professionals on the responsible use of social media in advocacy and the consequences of its misuse. We will achieve this goal by researching social media movements and their lasting effects in academic journals and major news outlets. We will then share these findings in a presentation, educating our audience and providing them with the knowledge necessary for responsible use. The presentation will ...


Shaping The Repository, Paul Royster 2015 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Shaping The Repository, Paul Royster

Library Conference Presentations and Speeches

Repositories play 2 critical roles: collection and dissemination. How Nebraska's repository has progressed despite not taking common expert advice. Remarks on the current state of publishing. Opportunities for library publishing and disruptive innovation. A call for scholarship to "come out of Babylon"--the commercial marketplace that inhibits the free creation and sharing of knowledge. A call for librarians to take leadership in the evolution of new roles and relationships with our faculty colleagues. Sturm und Drang, hyperbole, irony, and passion.

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Digital Media Literacy In A Sports, Popular Culture, And Literature Course, Carolyn Fortuna 2015 Rhode Island College

Digital Media Literacy In A Sports, Popular Culture, And Literature Course, Carolyn Fortuna

Journal of Media Literacy Education

Abstract: This article considers how media sports culture is an apt space for digital media literacy instruction. Describing a senior year high school English course that requires students to deconstruct and compose with sports media texts, the author outlines how learning modules, analysis of curated collections of texts through heuristics, and mentor texts help students achieve higher literacy levels. The author argues that sports media literacy, due to its authenticity and relevance, can be a model for traditional literacy classrooms as ways to infuse multimodal texts and help students to gain both enhanced communication skills and critical distance from media ...


Connecting, Creating, And Composing: A Shared Multimodal Journey, Margaret B. Krause 2015 University of South Florida

Connecting, Creating, And Composing: A Shared Multimodal Journey, Margaret B. Krause

Journal of Media Literacy Education

Given the dynamic nature of our society, literacy conceptualizations are constantly being redefined. While print literacy continues to be the primary literacy within elementary classroom, the growing nature of technological capabilities, social networking, and multimodal affordances require educators to delve into explorations of how children can be successful in negotiating meaning in our world. As an elementary educator, university instructor, and mother of three children, the author explores personal views of literacy through a shared multimodal journal experience with her children. This article highlights the experiences of her son through the journaling process and how he selects material for a ...


Developing Media Literacy: Managing Fear And Moving Beyond, Katherine G. Fry 2015 Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

Developing Media Literacy: Managing Fear And Moving Beyond, Katherine G. Fry

Journal of Media Literacy Education

One way to view the development of the media literacy movement is through the various different ways in which strains of media literacy education have been called on to allay fears that accompanying new media technologies. This article focuses on how one media literacy organization,The LAMP, deals with two very different arenas —the internet safety arena and the news literacy arena--where fear of digital media has created narrow pockets of concern seeking narrow solutions. As media literacy grows and develops the hope is that these fears subside, a perception of separateness dissolves, and a broader media literacy vision advances.


Puppets On A String? How Young Adolescents Explore Gender And Health In Advertising, Deborah L. Begoray, Elizabeth M. Banister, Joan Wharf Higgins, Robin Wilmot 2015 University of Victoria, Canada

Puppets On A String? How Young Adolescents Explore Gender And Health In Advertising, Deborah L. Begoray, Elizabeth M. Banister, Joan Wharf Higgins, Robin Wilmot

Journal of Media Literacy Education

This article presents qualitative research on young adolescents’ abilities in communicating and evaluating health messages in advertising especially how they understand and create gendered identities. A group of grade 6-8 students learned about media techniques and movie making. In groups divided by gender, they created iMovie advertisements for health activities in their school. They represented themselves in these advertisements by creating stick puppets. Observations during lessons, examination of movies and puppets, and interviews with students and their teacher revealed that young adolescents were neither completely manipulated by media nor were they completely in charge of their responses to media’s ...


Dusty But Mighty: Using Radio In The Critical Media Literacy Classroom, Miglena S. Todorova 2015 University of Toronto

Dusty But Mighty: Using Radio In The Critical Media Literacy Classroom, Miglena S. Todorova

Journal of Media Literacy Education

In a culture dominated by images, what is the capacity of radio-making to enact the ideals and meet the objectives of critical medial literacy education that empowers learners and expands democracy? This article conceptualizes a radio-based critical media literacy approach drawing upon a course project called “Borderless Radio,” where fifty-two students in a large urban Canadian university produced short radio programs narrating how they view and experience “multiculturalism.” Radio making in the classroom is soundscaping that politicizes intimacy, disrupts hegemonic discourses, and allows for teaching and learning to transgress; yet it also illuminates the ways in which self-positionality poses limitations ...


Measuring News Media Literacy, Adam Maksl, Seth Ashley, Stephanie Craft 2015 Indiana University Southeast

Measuring News Media Literacy, Adam Maksl, Seth Ashley, Stephanie Craft

Journal of Media Literacy Education

News media literacy refers to the knowledge and motivations needed to identify and engage with journalism. This study measured levels of news media literacy among 500 teenagers using a new scale measure based on Potter’s model of media literacy and adapted to news media specifically. The adapted model posits that news media literate individuals think deeply about media experiences, believe they are in control of media’s influence, and have high levels of basic knowledge about media content, industries and effects. Based on measures developed to assess news media literacy, highly news literate teens were found to be more ...


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