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SoC Excels at National Communication Association 99th Annual Convention

11/17/2013

The University of Akron School of Communication faculty are presenting two Top Papers, and a number of competitively selected papers this week at the National Communication Association 99th Annual Convention. In addition, one SoC graduate student is also presenting. The convention runs Nov 21 - 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. 

Faculty with Top Papers include Dr. Rebecca Britt and Dr. Brian Britt, and their paper Narrative Believability in Mobile Tour Guides: A Mixed Methods Study, and Dr. Mary E. Triece, and her paper Social Media and the Politics of Space in the Honduran Resistance Movement.

To learn more about NCA's Convention, click here. 

Faculty and Graduate Students at The National Communication Association

Washington, DC

November 13, 2013

Click the name of any paper below to be taken to the online session page. All papers are faculty papers unless otherwise noted.

Rebecca Britt

Examining the Role of Electronic Health Literacy on College Student Health Behavior and Health Information Seeking: A Two-Study Approach

Narrative Believability in Mobile Tour Guides: A Mixed Methods Study (with Brian Britt) Top Paper

Preliminary Development of a Model and Measure of eHealth Communication Competency

From "Miss Fine" to "I Love You, Fran": A Relational Analysis of The Nanny (with Scott Chappuis)

Competitively Selected Papers about Health Literacy (chair)

Brian Britt

Narrative Believability in Mobile Tour Guides: A Mixed Methods Study (with Rebecca Britt) Top Paper

Julie A. Cajigas

Updating Latino Stereotypes in Primetime Programming: A Content Analysis (with Juan E. Contreras)

Scott Chappuis (Graduate Student)

From "Miss Fine" to "I Love You, Fran": A Relational Analysis of The Nanny (with Rebecca Britt)    

Juan E. Contreras

Updating Latino Stereotypes in Primetime Programming: A Content Analysis (with Julie Cajigas)    

Elizabeth Graham

Pedagogical approaches for teaching courses in persuasive communication: A case study approach (with Andrew Rancer)   

Bonnie Keiper

Connecting New and Seasoned Instructors with Wisdom, Strategies and Structure     

Andrew S. Rancer

Pedagogical approaches for teaching courses in persuasive communication: A case study approach (with Elizabeth Graham)

Julia A. Spiker

Four Freedoms of Women’s Rights: Secretary Hillary Clinton’s Rhetoric of Empowerment

Kathleen Stansberry

Connecting with the Empowered Patient: A Study of Young Adult Survivors’ Explanatory Models of Cancer 

Shawn Starcher

The Religious Rhetoric of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union

Tang Tang

There’s an App for That: An Examination of Audience’s Mobile Experience with the London Olympics 

Mary E. Triece

“Breathe at Your Own Risk:” Connecting Class, Race, and Space in the Environmental Justice Movement

Justifying “Renewal” and Erasing the “Other” through the Western Frontier Myth 

Social Media and the Politics of Space in the Honduran Resistance Movement Top Paper    


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