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Faculty Research 2013-2014

Prairie Endres-Parnell

Presentations

Endres-Parnell, P.  & L. Helvie-Mason. (2013, November). Allies, Awareness, and Advocacy: Connecting the Dots between Faculty, Staff and Students Through Allies Training. Paper session presented at the meeting of NCA, Washington D.C.

Christopher Gearhart

Publications

Gearhart, C. C. (in press). The effect of sensory-processing sensitivity on listening and emotional decoding accuracy.  International Journal of Listening. doi:10.1080/10904018.2014.880867

Gearhart, C. C., Denham, J. P., & Bodie, G. D. (in press). Listening as a goal directed activity.  Western Journal of Communication. 

Honeycutt, J. M., Pence, M. E., & Gearhart, C. C. (2013).  Using imagined interactions to predict hyper narcissism.  Communication Reports, 26, 26-38. doi: 10.1080/08934215.2013.773051

Keaton, S. A. & Gearhart, C. C. (in press).  Identity formation, identity strength, and self-categorization as predictors of affective and psychological outcomes: A model reflecting sport team fans’ responses to highlights and lowlights of a college football season. Communication and Sport. doi: 10.1177/2167479513498077

Presentations

Gearhart, C. C., Ruihley, B., & Keaton, S. A.  (2014, April).  Self-disclosure on fantasy sport league message boards: Motivations, perceived appropriateness, and satisfaction.  Paper accepted for presentation at the annual convention of the Southern States Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

Keaton, S. A., Watanabe, N. M., & Gearhart, C. C. (2014, March). Comparing college football and auto racing fan profiles: Identity formation and spectatorship motivation. Presented at the Seventh Summit on Communication and Sport, Brooklyn, NY.

Keaton, S. A., & Gearhart, C. C. (2014, March). Measuring self-reported perceptions of sport fandom: Evaluating, developing, and refining existing scales in sport psychology. Presented at the Seventh Summit on Communication and Sport, Brooklyn, NY.

Gearhart, C. C., & Keaton, S. A. (2014, March). A response to End et al. (2009): The effects of personal involvement with a sport team and the intensity and types of sport team identification on alcohol consumption. Presented at the Seventh Summit on Communication and Sport, Brooklyn, NY.

Gearhart, C. C. (2013, November).  Sensory-processing sensitivity and conversational perceptiveness.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, Washington, D.C.

Gearhart, C. C. & Honeycutt, J. M. (2013, November).  I know what you’re going to say:  Utilization of imagined interactions by highly sensitive persons.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, Washington, D.C.

Gearhart, C. C., Denham, J. P., & Bodie, G. D. (2013, November).  Listening as a goal-directed activity.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Communication Association, Washington, D.C.

Sarah Maben

Publications

Maben, S. K., Whitson, K. (2013). Experiential learning labs in public relations programs: Characteristics of undergraduate student-run public relations firms on U.S. college campuses. Southwestern Mass Communication Journal, 28(2). swmcjournal.com/v28-2/

Maben, S. K. (2013). Tarleton State students lead coverage in national story. College Media Review, 50(4). cmreview.org/tarleton-state-students-lead-coverage-in-national-story/

Maben, S. K., Malone, D. F. (2013). Live-blogging: a way to engage students, readers. College Media Review, 50(3). http://cmreview.org/live-blogging-a-way-to-engage-students-readers/

Presentations

Maben, S. K. (Presenter & Author), Edwards, J. (Author Only), Malone, D. F. (Author Only), Southwest Education Council for Journalism and Mass Communication Symposium, "Online Engagement Through Facebook Groups in Face-to-Face Undergraduate Communication Courses: A Case Study," Southwest Education Council for Journalism and Mass Communication, Tulsa, OK. (November 1, 2013).

Maben, S. K. (Presenter & Author), Malone, D. F. (Presenter & Author), Peoples, R. (Presenter & Author), Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop 2013, "Google for Collaborative Reporting: A Case Study of Collaborative Reporting Projects in Undergraduate Journalism Courses," Howard University and Bowie State University, Bowie, Md. (September 26, 2013).

Maben, S. K., Campbell, M. (Presenter & Author), Malone, D. F., Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop 2013, "The Do’s and Don’ts of Live-Blogging with Undergraduate Reporters: Tips and Perspectives from the Professors and Reporters," Howard University and Bowie State University, Bowie, Md. (September 26, 2013).

Maben, S. K., Certified Public Communicator Program, "Social Media Sandbox," Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas. (August 1, 2013).

Jafri, S., Kurwadkar, S., Baker, C., Quazi, M., Sharp, J. H., Velasco, G. J., Albrecht, A. C., Maben, S. K., Faculty Roundtable, "Publishing in Academia in the Digital Age," Center for Instructional Innovation, Stephenville, TX. (April 11, 2013).

Maben, S. K. (Presenter & Author), Baker, C. (Presenter & Author), Mulhern, Y. (Presenter & Author), Gupta, S. (Presenter & Author), Spurlen, B. (Presenter & Author), Fillips, M. (Presenter & Author), Excellence in Teaching Conference, "Social Media in the Classroom— A TSMRI Top 10 For Student Engagement," Center for Instructional Innovation, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX. (April 5, 2013).

Maben, S. K., AEJMC Midwinter Conference, "Panel: The Gender of Social Media," AEJMC, Norman, Oklahoma. (March 1, 2013).

Helvie-Mason, L. (Presenter Only), Edwards, J. (Presenter Only), Maben, S. K. (Presenter & Author), Johnson, J. (Presenter Only), Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication MidWinter Conference, "The Gender Of Social Media," Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), Norman, Oklahoma. (March 1, 2013).

 

Student leadership

Oversaw student-client work for COMS 220 – Promotional Writing

Oversaw student publication of 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

Appointed Faculty Fellow to represent COLFA on CII’s Faculty Fellows

Co-editor

Maben, S. K., Baker, C. (2013). The Journal of Social Media in Society (2nd ed., vol. 2). thejsms.org

 

Maben, S. K., Baker, C. (2013). The Journal of Social Media in Society (1st ed., vol. 2, pp. 150). Stephenville, TX: Texas Social Media Research Institute. thejsms.org

 Awards

Maben, S.K.:  Recipient of Worthy Award, Public Relations Society of America - Greater Fort Worth Chapter, http://www.tarleton.edu/scripts/press/display.asp?id=4075

Maben, S.K: Top 6 Paper Southwest Education Council for Journalism and Mass Communication

Grants

Maben, S. K., "Faculty Development Grant," Sponsored by Tarleton State University, Tarleton State University, $475.00. (October 28, 2013 - December 1, 2013).

Maben, S. K. (Supporting), Campbell, M. (Principal), "Student Travel Grant," Sponsored by Office of Student Research and Creative Activities, Tarleton State University, $850.00. (September 25, 2013 - September 27, 2013).