Opportunity for Research

Studying the discipline of human communication is a recently new development in the realm of social sciences. Communication is a growing and dynamic field full of possibilities for research and discovery. The graduate school in Communication is full or opportunities for research whether that is aiding professors in their projects or submitting personal papers and abstracts to conferences hosted all over the country. Our students consistently have their papers accepted to national and regional conferences and they are also asked to sit on panel discussions.

Conferences provide a great way to network with leading professionals in your field while listening to cutting edge research and theories in human communication.

Conference Paper Presentations

Jordan Ziemer, Randy Woods, Jordan Free, and Chris Stephenson. “Communication Centers: Traditions, Trends, and Technology.” Panel Presented at the Southern States Communication Association Convention, Little Rock, AR, March 2011.

Emily Adams, Randy Woods, Emily Bushnell, Cassey Owens, and Chandler Harris. “Transitions in Communication Centers.” Panel Presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Cambridge, MA, April 2012.

Zijian Gong. "Source and Message Factors in International Advertising: The Effect of Culture and Conclusion Explicitness on Attitude toward the Advertisement." Paper Presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Orlando, FL, November 2012.

Chris Stephenson. "The Impact of Self-Differentiation on Nursing Satisfaction and Retention." Paper Presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Orlando, FL, November 2012.

Emily Adams. “elebrating the COMMunity that Diversely ‘Does Disney.’” Seminar Participant at the National Communication Association Convention, Orlando, FL, November 2012.

Emily Bushnell. "Jerry Sandusky: An Examination of the Media Frenzy Surrounding His Case." Paper Presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Orlando, FL, November 2012.

Liping Mao. "Revising the Elaboration Likelihood Model: Influence of Culture and Message Features on Purchasing Intention in Online Product Reviews." Paper Presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Orlando, FL, November 2012.

Emily Bushnell. "Paper Airplanes: In Flight to an Effective Speech." Teaching Presentation Accepted for Presentation at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2013.

Emily Bushnell. “A Musician’s Response to 9/11: An Analysis of Songs Written After 9/11 Using Cluster Criticism." Paper Accepted for Presentation at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2013.

Ashley Wheeler. "Delivery Olympics: Utilizing Competition and Humor to Improve Delivery." Teaching Presentation Accepted for Presentation at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2013.

Ashley Wheeler. “Enhancing Museum Experiences through Technology: The Louvre’s Implementation of the Nintendo 3DS." Paper Accepted for Presentation at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2013.

Ying Ling Liu, Anthony Tipton, Belinda Harmon, and Chris Stephenson. “Examining The Millennial Generation’s Perception of Politics in Church Settings." Paper Accepted for Presentation at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2013.

 

 


 

 

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