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33rd Annual Research Symposium - February 25, 2011

“Science Communication and Information Research”
33rd Annual Research Symposium
College of Communication and Information
February 25, 2011

8: 00 - 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast 
CCI 3rd Floor Lobby

 

Session 1: Politics and Journalism

8: 30 - 9:30 a.m.
Contributed Paper
CCI Auditorium (Room 321)

 

Moderator: Dr. Courtney Carpenter-Childers, School of Advertising and Public Relations

  • Why Poor and Why Rich:  International Surveys Validate Attribution Theory

    Dr. Mark Harmon, Associate Professor, University of Tennessee

  • Fourth Estate Planning:  An Exploration of Perspectives That Have Shaped the Past and Present – and Those That May Determine the Future – of Journalism Education

    Jamie Bumpus, MS Student, University of Tennessee

  • Chilling Effect and Freedom of the Press in Mexico:  Then and Now

    Justin West, MS Student, University of Tennessee

Session 2: Communication in the Personal Life

9:35 - 10:35 a.m.  
Contributed Paper Session 2: 
   CCI Auditorium - 321

Moderator: Dr. Ken Levine, School of Communication Studies

  • Got Game?  An Investigation of Parents’ Understanding of and Attitudes Toward Advergaming

    Nathan Evans, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

    Dr. Mariea Grubbs Hoy, Professor, University of Tennessee

  • Collegiate Assimilation and Current Quality of High School Friendships

    Weston Duke, UG Student, University of Tennessee

    John Runyan, UG Student, University of Tennessee

  • Exploring the Lived Experience of Online Worshipers

    Matthew B. Broaddus, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

Poster Judging

10:35 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 
Coffee Break/Poster Session
CCI Lobby

 

 

Poster Judges:
Dr. Roxanne Hovland,
School of Advertising and Public Relations
Ms. Stephanie Kelly,
PhD student
Dr. Lorraine Normore,
School of Information Sciences
(Complete list of participants at the end of the program)

Special Session on Risk, Health & Crisis Communication

11:30 - 12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Risk, Health and Crisis Communication   
CCI Auditorium - 32

Risk, Health & Crisis Communicatin Research Unit

Michael J. Palenchar, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee

Elizabeth Avery, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee

Karen Hilyard, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee

Lunch and Keynote Speaker

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.  
402 Communications Bldg.
Scripps Convergence Lab

Introduction of Speaker: Dean Michael Wirth

“Science, Government, and Information:  Finding and Communicating the Results of Research”

Keynote speaker: Bonnie Carroll

Founder and President, Information International Associates (lla), Oak Ridge

Session 3: Innovative Technologies and Their Role in Communication and Information

2:10 – 3:30 p.m.
Contributed Paper Session 3: 
CCI Auditorium - 321

Moderator: Dr. Kimberly Black

  • Knowledge Infrastructure:  The Research Library’s Role in Information Transfer

    Nicholas Weber, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Crisis Communications and Social Media:  Advantages, Disadvantages and Best Practices

    Whitney Holmes, University of Tennessee

  • A Relational Approach to Reducing Uncertainty During a Crisis Through the Use of Mobile Technology

    Nicole Merrifield, MS Student, University of Tennessee

  • Creative Communication Strategies in Cosmetic Surgery Websites:  An Application of Taylor’s Six-Segment Message Strategy

    Ho-Young (Anthony) Ahn, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

    Dr. Ron Taylor, Professor, University of Tennessee

Closing and Presentation of Awards

3:30 p.m.
Closing and Presentation of Awards  
CCI Auditorium - 321

Dr. Carol Tenopir, Director, Center for Information and Communication Studies

Poster Session Participants

  • Environmental Information Science:  A Course at the Intersection of Popper’s Worlds

    Lisa Metzer, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

    Elizabeth Noakes, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

    Jim Malone, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

    Priyanki Sinha, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

    Todd Suomela, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

  • Cell Phones for Development

    Dr. Devendra Dilip Potnis, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee

  • Knowledge and Attitudes Towards Scientific Data Practices & Preservation Among Turkish Environmental Scientists and Information Scientists

    Dr. Suzie Allard, Associate Professor, University of Tennessee

    Arsev Aydinoglu, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

  • Three Tests of Affluenza:  TV Viewing and Materialism

    Dr. Mark Harmon, Associate Professor, University of Tennessee

  • Collaboration – It’s a Good Thing!:  A Multi-faceted Role Analysis in Graduate Student Education as “Faculty-in-Training”

    Priyanki Sinha, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

    Jim Malone, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

    Todd Suomela,PhD Student, University of Tennessee

    Elizabeth Noakes, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

    Lisa Metzer, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

    David Sims, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

  • Biodiversity Information Needs in the Southern Appalachians

    Miriam L.E. Steiner Davis, Post-Doc Research Associate, University of Tennessee

    Dr. Suzie Allard, Associate Professor, University of Tennessee

    Dr. Carol Tenopir, Professor, University of Tennessee

    Christopher Caldwell, Consultant, University of Tennessee

    Jana Redmond, MS Student, University of Tennessee

  • The Information Behavior of Hospice Volunteer Coordinators

    Sheri Edwards, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

  • The Political Context of Scientific Data:  Understanding the Value Public Officials Place on Knowledge (SciValue)

    Kimberly Douglass, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee

  • A Method to the Madness:  A Survey of Research Methods Employed in Studying Science Communication

    Tiffany Chao, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Perceptions and Uses of Google Scholar Among Undergraduate Students

    Monica Colon-Aguirre, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

    Karen Freberg, PhD Student, University of Tennessee

    Dr. Suzie Allard, Associate Professor, University of Tennessee

  • Journal-Ranking Lists, Ideology, and the Academic Librarian:  A Critical Analysis

    Stephen Bales, Assistant Professor, Texas A & M University – College Station

    Laura Sare, Assistant Professor, Texas A & M University – College Station

    Catherine Coke, Assistant Professor, Texas A & M University – College Station

    Wyoma Vanduinkerken, Associate Professor, Texas A & M University – College Station

  • The Science of Team Science:  An Emerging Context for Research in Human Information Behavior and Knowledge Management

    Dr. Patricia Katopol, Assistant Professor, University of Iowa

Symposium Committee

Ms. Rebecca Anderson, School of Information Sciences

Dr. Kimberly Black, School of Information Sciences

Dr. Courtney Carpenter-Childers, School of Advertising and Public Relations

Ms. Diana Hall, Administrative Services Assistant

Dr. Mark Harmon, School of Journalism and Electronic Media

Dr. Roxanne Hovland, School of Advertising and Public Relations

Ms. Stephanie Kelly, School of Communication Studies

Dr. Kenneth J. Levine, School of Communication Studies

Dr. Lorraine Normore, School of Information Sciences

Ms. Bobbie Suttles, Center for Information and Communication Studies 

Dr. Carol Tenopir, School of Information Sciences and Director, Center for Information and Communication Studies