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Faculty Research and Achievements 2012 - 2013

Jennifer T. Edwards

Publications

Edwards, J., S. U. S. (2012). Engaging customers through Twitter: A case study analysis. The Journal of New Communications Research, Anthnology

Lora Helvie-Mason

Presentations

Helvie-Mason, L. & Holley, T.M. (2012, November). Social media in the classroom: YouTube versus YouSeeU. Presented at the Texas Social Media Research conference. Stephenville, TX. 

Tracey Holley

Presentations

Helvie-Mason, L. & Holley, T.M. (2012, November). Social media in the classroom: YouTube versus YouSeeU. Presented at the Texas Social Media Research conference. Stephenville, TX. 

Christi Horton

Hall, D. M., Gilbertz, S., Horton, C. C., Peterson, T. R. (2012). Culture as a Means to Contextualize Policy. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, 2(3), 222-223.

Sarah Maben

Publications

Maben, S. K., Malone, D. F. (2012). Election Coverage on Campus / College journalists can and should cover the presidential race: Here’s how. College Media Review, 50(2).                     cmreview.org/election-coverage-on-campus/

 

Presentations

Malone, D. F., Maben, S. K., Social Media Conference, "From Classroom to Newsroom - How Social Media Helps Connect Student Journalists, Professors and Media Consumers," Texas Social Media Research Institute, Stephenville, Texas. (November 30, 2012).

Maben, S. K., Edwards, J., NCA Annual Convention, "Building Community Through Social Media - One Plate at a Time," National Communication Association, Orlando, FL. (November 14, 2012).

Maben, S. K., Southwest Education Council for Journalism & Mass Communication Symposium, "Publishing in the Academy," SWECJMC, Round Rock, Texas. (November 3, 2012).

Maben, S. K. (Presenter & Author), Whitson, K. (Author Only), Southwest Education Council for Journalism and Mass Communication Symposium, "Experiential learning labs in public relations programs: Characteristics of undergraduate student-run public relations firms on U.S. college campuses," Southwest Education Council for Journalism and Mass Communication, Round Rock, TX. (November 2, 2012).

Edwards, J. (Presenter & Author), Maben, S. K. (Presenter Only), Helvie-Mason, L. (Presenter Only), NASPA Tech - Student Affairs Technology Conference, "Contributing to Student Success through Social Media," NASPA, Indianapolis, Indiana. (October 26, 2012).

Edwards, J. (Presenter & Author), Maben, S. K. (Presenter & Author), Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop, "How to create a student-run social media empire," Howard University and Bowie State University, Washington, D.C. (September 28, 2012).

Maben, S. K. (Presenter & Author), Baker, C., Peak, K. W., Horton, C. C., Edwards, A., Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop, "Social Media Synergy: The intersection of Academics & Social Media in a Semi-Rural Community (The Texas Social Media Research Institute)," Howard University and Bowie State University, Washington, D.C. (September 27, 2012).

Maben, S. K., Pierce, M., King, H., Smithey, M., Transition Week, "Staying Connected: Discover the BEST ways to communicate with your professors and fellow students using Facebook, Twitter, blogs, e-mail, text messaging, and other strategies," Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX. (August 23, 2012).

Maben, S. K. (Presenter & Author), SSCA Annual Convention, "Facebook in the Classroom: Harnessing its Power for Student Learning and Engagement 24/7," Southern States Communication Association, San Antonio, Texas. (April 11, 2012).

Maben, S. K., Excellence in Teaching 2012, "TSMRI –More Than Just Tweets, Facebook Updates, and Pinterest Pins," Center for Instructional Innovation, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX. (March 30, 2012).

 

Student leadership

Oversaw student-client work for COMS 220 – Promotional Writing

Oversaw student publication of first departmental alumni guide

Oversaw student chapter of Society of Professional Journalists

Member of Student Media Advisory Committee

Co-director for Texas Social Media Research Institute

 

Other

Co-editor

Maben, S. K., Baker, C. (2012). The Journal of Social Media in Society (1st ed., vol. 1, pp. 64). Stephenville, TX: Texas Social Media Research Institute. thejsms.org

Grant: Maben, S. K., Malone, D. F., "Distributive Journalism – a project using DocumentCloud," Sponsored by Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Private, $7,650.00. (October 13, 2012 - Present).

 Media contributions

Maben, S. K: Texas Social Media Research Institute Blog Top 21 Social Media Highlights in 2012, collaboratively developed; posted at http://tsmri.blogspot.com/2012/12/top-21-social-media-in-2012.html

Maben, S. K: Stephenville Empire-Tribune, Wrote a column featuring student passages about free speech in order to promote Free Speech Week. http://www.yourstephenvilletx.com/news/local/article_4759d65c-1d35-11e2-9669-0019bb2963f4.html

Maben, S. K: TSMRI Blog, Regular contributing blogger for the Texas Social Media Research Institute.

Maben, S. K: Stephenville Empire-Tribune Coordinated the Texas Social Media Research Institute's Community column. Worked with student intern to secure Community columnist position for TSMRI, mentored student writer and wrote columns as needed.

Awards

Maben, S. K: Top Paper Southwest Education Council for Journalism and Mass Communication

Grants

Maben, S. K., "Faculty Development Grant," Sponsored by Tarleton State University, Tarleton State University, $275.00. (October 23, 2012 - December 1, 2012).

Dan Malone

Publications

Maben, S. K., Malone, D. F. (2012). Election Coverage on Campus / College journalists can and should cover the presidential race: Here’s how. College Media Review, 50(2). 

Paul Stafford

Publications

Stafford, P. (2012). Reconciliation as a rhetorical lens for examining Barack Obama’s speech “A More Perfect Union.”. Synergy, 2(1), 29-45.