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NJCA News New Jersey Communication Association http://njca.rutgers.edu/about-njca/news.feed 2017-11-24T05:15:20Z Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management 2017 Conference Program 2017-03-19T14:07:10Z 2017-03-19T14:07:10Z http://njca.rutgers.edu/conference/conference-program.html Barna do_not_reply@njca.rutgers.edu <p>Click <a href="http://njca.rutgers.edu/images/2017conference/2017njcaconferenceprogram.pdf" target="_blank">here</a> to view our Conference Program.</p> <p>Click <a href="http://njca.rutgers.edu/images/2017conference/2017njcaconferenceprogram.pdf" target="_blank">here</a> to view our Conference Program.</p> 21st Conference Call For Papers 2017-01-14T14:17:55Z 2017-01-14T14:17:55Z http://njca.rutgers.edu/conference/call-for-papers.html Barna do_not_reply@njca.rutgers.edu <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><em>"Communication at the Threshold"</em> <br />Call for Papers/Panel Proposals <br />21th Annual Conference <br />Georgian Court University <br />March 25, 2017</strong></p> <p>The past 21 years have ushered in a tidal wave of change in most aspects of public and private life. No one could have predicted the changes in public relations, journalism, media studies, organizational communication, political communication, sports broadcasting, talk radio, and interpersonal relationships. The first NJCA conference theme was "Communication at the Threshold". For the 21st annual conference we revisit the same theme, but with a twist!</p> <p>We invite participation and contributions of scholars, teachers, students, administrators, and communication professionals, to submit extended abstracts or works in progress, full-length papers of 25 pages or less, panels, workshop ideas or other collaborative works for presentation.</p> <p>The twist? We have personally invited all of the original presenters and key note speaker from the 1997 inaugural conference to revisit their original paper and panel presentations. Many already plan to attend! We hope you will too. The day will be a celebration of the organization's successes over the past 21 years as well as a time to reflect on where the discipline is headed.</p> <p>Students at both the graduate and undergraduate level to are strongly encouraged to submit. An award for the best student paper at each level will be presented. A student poster session will also be a part of the conference. Submissions for a poster should include a 150-word abstract. Students should be able to construct their posters out of 3-sided, free-standing boards for display.</p> <p>Join us on <strong>March 25th at Georgian</strong> <strong>Court University</strong> as we consider what has changed and what remains the same ever since the inaugural conference held at Montclair State University in 1997.</p> <p><strong>*Please include the following information in your email and on the front page of your submission: name(s) of presenters, title of paper/panel, poster, abstract, 3-5 keywords/phrases, student status if relevant (graduate or undergraduate), school affliction and department, address, phone number and email.</strong></p> <p><strong>In addition, a statement of professional responsibility should be included on the cover or title page and should state the following: "In submitting the attached panel/paper proposal, I/we agree to present at the 2017 NJCA conference if it is accepted. I/we further recognize that all who attend and present at NJCA must register and pay the required fees."</strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;">Submissions </span>must be sent by <span style="color: #ff0000;">February 15th, 2017</span><br />to Dr. Gina Marcello, NJCA Vice-President, <a href="mailto:gmarcello@georgian.edu">gmarcello@georgian.edu</a><br /></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><em>"Communication at the Threshold"</em> <br />Call for Papers/Panel Proposals <br />21th Annual Conference <br />Georgian Court University <br />March 25, 2017</strong></p> <p>The past 21 years have ushered in a tidal wave of change in most aspects of public and private life. No one could have predicted the changes in public relations, journalism, media studies, organizational communication, political communication, sports broadcasting, talk radio, and interpersonal relationships. The first NJCA conference theme was "Communication at the Threshold". For the 21st annual conference we revisit the same theme, but with a twist!</p> <p>We invite participation and contributions of scholars, teachers, students, administrators, and communication professionals, to submit extended abstracts or works in progress, full-length papers of 25 pages or less, panels, workshop ideas or other collaborative works for presentation.</p> <p>The twist? We have personally invited all of the original presenters and key note speaker from the 1997 inaugural conference to revisit their original paper and panel presentations. Many already plan to attend! We hope you will too. The day will be a celebration of the organization's successes over the past 21 years as well as a time to reflect on where the discipline is headed.</p> <p>Students at both the graduate and undergraduate level to are strongly encouraged to submit. An award for the best student paper at each level will be presented. A student poster session will also be a part of the conference. Submissions for a poster should include a 150-word abstract. Students should be able to construct their posters out of 3-sided, free-standing boards for display.</p> <p>Join us on <strong>March 25th at Georgian</strong> <strong>Court University</strong> as we consider what has changed and what remains the same ever since the inaugural conference held at Montclair State University in 1997.</p> <p><strong>*Please include the following information in your email and on the front page of your submission: name(s) of presenters, title of paper/panel, poster, abstract, 3-5 keywords/phrases, student status if relevant (graduate or undergraduate), school affliction and department, address, phone number and email.</strong></p> <p><strong>In addition, a statement of professional responsibility should be included on the cover or title page and should state the following: "In submitting the attached panel/paper proposal, I/we agree to present at the 2017 NJCA conference if it is accepted. I/we further recognize that all who attend and present at NJCA must register and pay the required fees."</strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;">Submissions </span>must be sent by <span style="color: #ff0000;">February 15th, 2017</span><br />to Dr. Gina Marcello, NJCA Vice-President, <a href="mailto:gmarcello@georgian.edu">gmarcello@georgian.edu</a><br /></strong></p> 1997 Inaugural Conference Program 2016-09-15T15:32:20Z 2016-09-15T15:32:20Z http://njca.rutgers.edu/about-njca/news/152-1997-inaugural-conference-program.html Barna do_not_reply@njca.rutgers.edu <p>Here is an online copy of the program for the 1997 Inaugural Conference.</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://njca.rutgers.edu/images/inauguralconference/inauguralconfcovermatter.pdf">Cover Matter</a></li> <li><a href="http://njca.rutgers.edu/images/inauguralconference/inauguralconfpg1.pdf">Page 1</a></li> <li><a href="http://njca.rutgers.edu/images/inauguralconference/inauguralconfpg2.pdf">Page 2</a></li> <li><a href="http://njca.rutgers.edu/images/inauguralconference/inauguralconfmailingcover.pdf">Mailing Cover</a></li> </ul> <p>Here is an online copy of the program for the 1997 Inaugural Conference.</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://njca.rutgers.edu/images/inauguralconference/inauguralconfcovermatter.pdf">Cover Matter</a></li> <li><a href="http://njca.rutgers.edu/images/inauguralconference/inauguralconfpg1.pdf">Page 1</a></li> <li><a href="http://njca.rutgers.edu/images/inauguralconference/inauguralconfpg2.pdf">Page 2</a></li> <li><a href="http://njca.rutgers.edu/images/inauguralconference/inauguralconfmailingcover.pdf">Mailing Cover</a></li> </ul> Call for Papers 20th Conference 2016-01-04T00:35:14Z 2016-01-04T00:35:14Z http://njca.rutgers.edu/about-njca/news/144-call-for-papers-20th-conference-2016.html Barna do_not_reply@njca.rutgers.edu <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><em>"Restoring Credibility in Communications and Media"</em><br /></strong><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Call for Papers/Panel Proposals<br /></span>20th Annual Conference<br />Caldwell University<br />April 9, 2016</strong></p> <p style="text-align: left;">The New Jersey Communication Association invites complete papers, media presentations, panel proposals, and poster sessions from students, scholars, faculty, and practitioners for this year's conference. The theme of the conference is "<em>Restoring Credibility in Communication and Media</em>." The NJCA annual conference provides teachers, scholars, students, administrators, and communication professionals a forum to exchange ideas, information and research. Submissions may include extended abstracts or works in progress, full-length papers of 25 pages or less, panels, workshop ideas or other collaborative opportunities. We <em>strongly</em> encourage the participation and contribution of students at both the undergraduate and graduate level. An award for the best student paper at each level will be presented at the conference. A student poster session will also be a part of this year's conference. Submissions for a poster should include a 150-word abstract. Students should be able to construct their posters out of 3-sided, free-standing boards for display.</p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>*Please include the following information in your e-mail and on the front page of your submission: name(s) of presenters, title of paper/panel, poster, abstract, 3-5 keywords/phrases, student status if relevant (graduate or undergraduate), school affiliation and department, address, phone number and email. In addition, a statement of professional responsibility should be included on the cover or title page and should state the following: "In submitting the attached panel/paper proposal, I/we agree to present at the 2016 NJCA conference if it is accepted. I/we further recognize that all who attend and present at NJCA must register and pay the required fees."</strong></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>Submissions must be sent by March 15, 2016 to Professor Bob Mann (1st Vice President of the NJCA) at </strong><a href="mailto:rmann@Caldwell.edu"><strong>rmann@Caldwell.edu</strong></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><em>"Restoring Credibility in Communications and Media"</em><br /></strong><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Call for Papers/Panel Proposals<br /></span>20th Annual Conference<br />Caldwell University<br />April 9, 2016</strong></p> <p style="text-align: left;">The New Jersey Communication Association invites complete papers, media presentations, panel proposals, and poster sessions from students, scholars, faculty, and practitioners for this year's conference. The theme of the conference is "<em>Restoring Credibility in Communication and Media</em>." The NJCA annual conference provides teachers, scholars, students, administrators, and communication professionals a forum to exchange ideas, information and research. Submissions may include extended abstracts or works in progress, full-length papers of 25 pages or less, panels, workshop ideas or other collaborative opportunities. We <em>strongly</em> encourage the participation and contribution of students at both the undergraduate and graduate level. An award for the best student paper at each level will be presented at the conference. A student poster session will also be a part of this year's conference. Submissions for a poster should include a 150-word abstract. Students should be able to construct their posters out of 3-sided, free-standing boards for display.</p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>*Please include the following information in your e-mail and on the front page of your submission: name(s) of presenters, title of paper/panel, poster, abstract, 3-5 keywords/phrases, student status if relevant (graduate or undergraduate), school affiliation and department, address, phone number and email. In addition, a statement of professional responsibility should be included on the cover or title page and should state the following: "In submitting the attached panel/paper proposal, I/we agree to present at the 2016 NJCA conference if it is accepted. I/we further recognize that all who attend and present at NJCA must register and pay the required fees."</strong></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>Submissions must be sent by March 15, 2016 to Professor Bob Mann (1st Vice President of the NJCA) at </strong><a href="mailto:rmann@Caldwell.edu"><strong>rmann@Caldwell.edu</strong></a></p> Member's Areas of Specialization 2015-08-02T12:13:19Z 2015-08-02T12:13:19Z http://njca.rutgers.edu/about-njca/news/143-members-areas-of-specialization.html Laura Farrell do_not_reply@njca.rutgers.edu <p>Resident Faculty</p> <p style="text-align: left;">NJCA is trying to build a data base that could be posted on our website for our membership. Advantages include networking with each other and highlighting the scholarship and service of our members. <p>Resident Faculty</p> <p style="text-align: left;">NJCA is trying to build a data base that could be posted on our website for our membership. Advantages include networking with each other and highlighting the scholarship and service of our members. NJCA Teacher Certification Training on Public Presentations 2015-07-19T11:33:55Z 2015-07-19T11:33:55Z http://njca.rutgers.edu/about-njca/news/142-njca-public-speaking-seminar-at-villanova.html Laura Farrell do_not_reply@njca.rutgers.edu <p>On July 10, 2015, Members of the New Jersey Communication Association discussed public speaking. <a href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_Z9mt0HJeslLSAhN57bY5QVsuJeYcY41">Visit this playlist on YouTube to view the video.</a> For information on teacher certification, contact Dr. Christoper Lynch at <span>clynch@kean.edu.</span></p> <p>On July 10, 2015, Members of the New Jersey Communication Association discussed public speaking. <a href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_Z9mt0HJeslLSAhN57bY5QVsuJeYcY41">Visit this playlist on YouTube to view the video.</a> For information on teacher certification, contact Dr. Christoper Lynch at <span>clynch@kean.edu.</span></p> Call for Papers 19th Annual Conference 2014-12-02T18:22:31Z 2014-12-02T18:22:31Z http://njca.rutgers.edu/about-njca/news/135-call-for-papers-19th-annual-conference-2015.html Laura Farrell do_not_reply@njca.rutgers.edu <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: large;"><strong>CALL FOR PAPERS/PANEL PROPOSALS<br />DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 15</strong></span></p> <p align="center">“A Virtual Revolution: Technology and Change<br />Call for papers/panel proposal<br />19<sup>th</sup> Annual Conference<br />Saint Peter’s University<br />April 11, 2015</p> <p>The New Jersey Communication Association invites complete papers, media presentations, panel proposals, and poster sessions from students, scholars, faculty and practitioners related to the conference theme <em>"A Virtual Revolution: Technology and Change”</em>. New media technologies have revolutionized virtually every facet of human society. They have altered the way we work, the way we learn, and the way we teach. First the advent of the Internet and now social media have shattered traditional paradigms for the understanding of mass communication, altered media industries, and empowered audiences. The new media have altered the way we make connections and, unfortunately, often the way we create divisions among people. New media have emboldened tyrants, while at the same time given a voice to the powerless and the oppressed. Communication scholars are on the forefront of understanding the ways a virtual revolution has changed the world and they are teaching how to use technology to empower and unite rather than oppress and divide. The NJCA annual conference provides scholars, teachers, students, administrators, and communication professionals a forum to exchange ideas, information and research. Submissions may include extended abstracts of works in progress, full-length papers of 25 pages or less, panels, workshop ideas or other collaborative opportunities. We <em>strongly</em> encourage the participation and contribution of students at both the undergraduate and graduate level. An award for the best student paper at each level will be presented at the conference. A student poster session will also be a part of this year’s conference. Submissions for a poster session should include a 150-word abstract. Students should be able to construct their posters out of 3-sided, free-standing boards for display.  Professionals are invited to attend to discuss their journeys as communicators.</p> <p><em>*</em><strong><em>Please include the following information in your e-mail and on the front page of your submission:</em></strong><em> </em><strong><em>name(s) of presenters, title of paper/panel, poster, abstract, 3-5 keywords/phrases, student status if relevant (graduate or undergraduate), school affiliation and department, address, phone number and email.</em></strong><strong> <em>In addition, a statement of professional responsibility should be included on the cover or title page and should state the following: “In submitting the attached panel/paper proposal, I/we agree to present at the 2015 NJCA conference if it is accepted. I/we further recognize that all who attend and present at NJCA must register and pay the required fees.”</em></strong></p> <p><strong><em>Submissions must be sent by March 15, 2015 to Dr. Barna Donovan ( 1<sup>st</sup> Vice president of NJCA) at bdonovan@saintpeters.edu.</em></strong></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: large;"><strong>CALL FOR PAPERS/PANEL PROPOSALS<br />DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 15</strong></span></p> <p align="center">“A Virtual Revolution: Technology and Change<br />Call for papers/panel proposal<br />19<sup>th</sup> Annual Conference<br />Saint Peter’s University<br />April 11, 2015</p> <p>The New Jersey Communication Association invites complete papers, media presentations, panel proposals, and poster sessions from students, scholars, faculty and practitioners related to the conference theme <em>"A Virtual Revolution: Technology and Change”</em>. New media technologies have revolutionized virtually every facet of human society. They have altered the way we work, the way we learn, and the way we teach. First the advent of the Internet and now social media have shattered traditional paradigms for the understanding of mass communication, altered media industries, and empowered audiences. The new media have altered the way we make connections and, unfortunately, often the way we create divisions among people. New media have emboldened tyrants, while at the same time given a voice to the powerless and the oppressed. Communication scholars are on the forefront of understanding the ways a virtual revolution has changed the world and they are teaching how to use technology to empower and unite rather than oppress and divide. The NJCA annual conference provides scholars, teachers, students, administrators, and communication professionals a forum to exchange ideas, information and research. Submissions may include extended abstracts of works in progress, full-length papers of 25 pages or less, panels, workshop ideas or other collaborative opportunities. We <em>strongly</em> encourage the participation and contribution of students at both the undergraduate and graduate level. An award for the best student paper at each level will be presented at the conference. A student poster session will also be a part of this year’s conference. Submissions for a poster session should include a 150-word abstract. Students should be able to construct their posters out of 3-sided, free-standing boards for display.  Professionals are invited to attend to discuss their journeys as communicators.</p> <p><em>*</em><strong><em>Please include the following information in your e-mail and on the front page of your submission:</em></strong><em> </em><strong><em>name(s) of presenters, title of paper/panel, poster, abstract, 3-5 keywords/phrases, student status if relevant (graduate or undergraduate), school affiliation and department, address, phone number and email.</em></strong><strong> <em>In addition, a statement of professional responsibility should be included on the cover or title page and should state the following: “In submitting the attached panel/paper proposal, I/we agree to present at the 2015 NJCA conference if it is accepted. I/we further recognize that all who attend and present at NJCA must register and pay the required fees.”</em></strong></p> <p><strong><em>Submissions must be sent by March 15, 2015 to Dr. Barna Donovan ( 1<sup>st</sup> Vice president of NJCA) at bdonovan@saintpeters.edu.</em></strong></p>