NJCA 2011 15th Annual Conference

NJCA 2011 – Panels

Registration & Breakfast:                 7:30-9:00am - West Hall 2nd Floor

Welcoming Remarks:                         8:20-8:35am – Ciccone Theatre   

                                                                                      Mike Echols, 1st VP of NJCA, BCC     

                                                                                      Dr. G. Jeremiah Ryan, President, BCC

Panels Session 1:                                8:45-10:00am 

Ideology, Social Communication, and Advertising: New Technology and the Networked Self Room: W-220

 Panel Chair: Laura Tropp, Marymount Manhattan College
Panel Respondent: Anastacia Kurylo, Marymount Manhattan College

 The “Amp Up Before You Score” Campaign: Advertising & Social Networking in the Digital Age, Brandon Waters, Marymount Manhattan College

Understanding Facebook like Jenga: The Building Block to the Personality Structure of College Roommates, Jaimie Sarubbi, Marymount Manhattan College

Perpetuating the American Dream:The Depiction of Cinderella-Like Transformations in the Reality TV series’ Made and The Biggest Loser, Adi Mehr, Marymount Manhattan College

Dating Online – A Love Hate Relationship, Colin Burridge, Marymount Manhattan College

Reality Television + Advertising = “Advertainment?”Alyson H. Thelin, Rutgers University

Public & Organizational Relations: The Impact of New Media Room: W-219

Panel Chair: David M. Pallant, County College of Morris

 How Digital Technology is Shaping and Changing Organizations, Ilyssa Joi Fleischer, Montclair State University

 New Media in The Sports Industry: An Examination of How The Sports and Retail Fitness Industry Utilize New Media, Cailin Viola, Montclair State University

New Media and Non-Profit Organizations: How the American Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders, and CT Health Justice Utilize Social Media, Chelsea Elise Perino, Montclair State University

New Media Trends Impacting the Public Relations Industry, Robert Coles, Alexis Nulle, Sophia Kokakis & Jarred Weiss, Monmouth University

A Different Way to Consider Public Relations Practice: Neo-PR, Christopher Caldiero, Fairleigh Dickinson University

New Pedagogies for New Technologies? Teaching & Learning in the 21st Century Room: W-316
Building Effective Presentation Skills with Audio and Video Captures, Jessica Fargnoli, Bergen Community College
Multimedia Journalism Practices from the Undergraduate Perspective, Dianne M. Garyantes, Rider University

Factors in Integrating Emerging Technology into 21st Century Writing Instruction, Jacob Sanchez, Rutgers University

 Did you see what happened on Facebook last night? The Impact of Online Communication on the Educational Process, Alicia Raia, Rutgers University

Web 2.0 in Communication Classrooms: Reflective Pedagogical Practices for Reflective Learning, Christine A. Lemesianou, Montclair State University 

Communication Processes & Discourses Room: W-110

Safe Sex Communication in Nascent Relationships, Michael Milazzo, Kean University

A Qualitative Report of Grandparents’ Expressions of Affection for Their Young Adult Grandchildren, Daniel H. Mansson, Penn State Hazelton 

Anti-Trafficking and Delegitimization, Rescue and Rehabilitation: The Dominant Discourses in HIV/AIDS Intervention and The Sonagachi Project, Satarupa Dasgupta, Temple University

 Roundtable: The State of Communication EducationRoom: W-116

Chair:                      Chad Dell, chair, Monmouth University

Panelists:               Steve Koski, chair, College of St. Elizabeth

     Barry Levy, coordinator, Mercer County Community College

     Harry Haines, chair, Montclair State University

     Stephen Jablonsky, chair, Ramapo College

     Pamela Brown, chair, Rider University

                                Barna Donovan, chair, Saint Peter’s College

     Tom Rondinella, chair, Seton Hall University 

Panels Session 2:                    10:15am-11:30pm

Workshop: Taking Account of Technology in Teaching Against HateRoom: W-116

Discussion Leaders: Katherine Dunsmore & Kathleen Haspel, Fairleigh Dickinson University 

Not Like It Used to Be: New Technologies, New Relationships and New Strategies for the New Media EnvironmentRoom: W-110

NoteBoat: A Tool for Social Annotation and Research Collaboration, Charlie File, Bradford Farmer, Nathan Graham & Muge Haseki, Rutgers University

Authors, Publishers, New Media, and the Creation of ‘Platforms’ in the Book Industry, Barna Donovan, St. Peter’s College

From Letter Columns to Social Networks: How New Media Shaped and Changed the Fandom Community, Cynthia W. Walker, St. Peter's College

Teaching New Media Strategies, Ernabel Demillo, St. Peter’s College

Media Mindfulness: An Approach to Creating Happiness and Flow While Consuming Media Content, Gina Marcello, College of Saint Elizabeth

 Symbols, Icons and Images Room: W-219 

Symbolism in Haitian Culture, Samantha Saint-Germain, College of St. Elizabeth

 The Streak: Joe DiMaggio's 56 Hits in the Summer of 1941 and What They Meant, William Pettigrew Jr., College of Saint Elizabeth 

Vaudeville: The Impact on Modern Television, Michele Mangano, College of Saint Elizabeth

The Changing Image of Japanese Women in the Film Adaptations of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Leslie Moran, St. Peter's College 

Male Roles in Advertising: An Examination of How Men are Represented in Popular Print and Commercial Advertising, Cailin Viola, Montclair.State University 

Representation, Participation & Dialogue: Perspectives and DebatesRoom: W-220

Social Journalism: Avoiding the hype and embracing theory-based best practices, Frank Bridges, Rutgers University 

 Young Adults and Online Political Participation:  Search Strategies and Success in an Experimental Study, Jens Grossklags, The Pennsylvania State University, Lora Appel & Frank Bridges, Rutgers University

 Who Frames Online Dialogue?  An Exploration of Framing and User-Generated Comments in Social Media, Gabrielle Nickas, Brookdale Community College & Christopher J. Netta, Monmouth University

Social Media and Participation: Impactful or Ineffective? Chelsea Elise Perino, Montclair State University  

Integrating Communication Curriculum and Service Learning: Engagement and Collaboration  Room: W-316 

Panel Chair: Hui-Min Kuo, Rutgers University 

Service-Learning in Political Organizations: Risks and Opportunities for Educational Institutions and Students, Todd Kelshaw, Montclair State University 

Service-Learning and the “Double Bottom Line” Approach for Public Relations Students, Pamela Z. Poe, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania 

Too Much Work versus Real World Knowledge: A Study of Service Learning in Undergraduate Advertising Courses, Stacy Smulowitz, University of Scranton

 Community Based Learning Initiatives for Interpersonal Communication Courses, Jason Thompson, Brooklyn College - City University of New York Building

Organizational Reputation through Service-Learning, Paul Ziek, Rutgers University

Keynote Address:                               11:40am-12:30pm –   Mr. Al Dukes, Producer, Boomer and

                                                            Carton  morning show, Sportsradio 66 WFAN-AM NYC                       

Lunch & Business Meeting:              12:30-1:30pm

Panels Session 3:                                1:45-3:00pm 

Media Coverage: Traditional & Emerging Media Patterns & PracticesRoom: W-110

Panel Chair: John C. Pollock, The College of New Jersey 

Nationwide Newspaper Coverage of Medicated Children: A Community Structure Approach, Julie Buxbaum, Elizabeth Fella, Arash Nouri & Kathleen Ward, The College of New Jersey

Nationwide Coverage of Poverty Post Hurricane Katrina: A Community Structure Approach, Gina Colati, Allura Hipper, Patricia McWatters & Ashley Platt, The College of New Jersey

Nationwide Newspaper Coverage of Latino Immigration: A Community Structure Approach, John C. Pollock, Carolina Chica, Nicholas Donnoli, Eboni Wingo, The College of New Jersey

 Grand Narratives and Ethnic Media: Comparing Irish and Korean Newspapers to See if All Ethnic Media Really Is All The Same, Matt Coyne, Manhattan College

New Media and its Effects on the Agenda Setting Theory, Alexis M. Nulle, Monmouth University  

Managing the New Technological Frontier in Education: Challenges & Opportunities Room: W-219 

A Qualitative Reexamination of College Students’ Motives for Communicating with Their Instructors, Daniel H. Mansson, Penn State Hazelton 

What is the Impact of Students Using Social Networking in Higher Education? Robert Coles, Monmouth University 

The Future of Children's Television Programming: A Study of How Emerging Digital Technologies Can Facilitate Active and Engaged Participation and Contribute to Media Literacy Education, Lewis Freeman & Jennifer Lavalle, Fordham University

Looking into the Future of Communication Devices, Jessica Fargnoli, Bergen Community College 

Examining Technology and Community in ScholarshipRoom: W-220

A bookstore-café: An analysis of symbolic analytic work, occupational objects, and interaction, Erin Christie, Rutgers University

The use of social media by local governments to engage with their citizens, Andy Kirkyla, Rutgers University

Politics and Internet Use, Richard Lee, Rutgers University

Editorials, reporter’s privilege, and public perception—a qualitative look on how to better educate student, baby-boomer, and senior populations on shield law, Sandra Mardenfeld, Rutgers University

Views from the Cutting Edge of Communication Technology Room: W-316 

Chair: Chad Dell, Monmouth University 

In Technology We Stand or in Technology We Fall?: Exploring the Community Effects of the Mobile Phone and the Wireless Internet, Tricia Ring, Monmouth University

Facebook vs. Privacy: Do the Risks outweigh the Gratifications? Jaclyn Malley, Monmouth University

Mp3: A Treasured and Liberating Communication Technology, Russell Carstens, Monmouth University 

3-D Television: Next Step or Misstep? Todd Jasinski, Monmouth University

 Smart Cameras: The Future is Now, Blaze Nowara, Monmouth University 

 PRSSA Chapter Development Session Room: W-116

Session Chair: Sheila McAllister-Spooner

 How to Develop a PRRSA Chapter From the Ground Up, Chris Caldiero, Fairleigh Dickinson University & FDU PRSSA E-board members

Increasing Practical Experience with PRSSA Practicum Projects, Sheila McAllister-Spooner, Monmouth University & Monmouth PRSSA E-board member 

One Million Professors, Ten Million Opinions: The Impact, Use and Abuse of RateMyProfessors.com   Room: W-323

Panel discussion chaired by Gina Hermann and Kathleen Williams, Bergen CC; and Martin McDermott, Brookdale CC