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Review for HCTD

Thank you for your interest in serving as a reviewer with the Human Communication and Technology Division for NCA 2017. As one of NCA’s largest divisions, we rely on many reviewers to read and respond to conference submissions. Please fill out the form below to volunteer. Reviews will be assigned in late March. When you…

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Strategic Approaches to Disability Disclosure on Social Media

June Furr, Dr. Alexis Carreiro, and Dr. John McArthur had an article published in Disability & Society, titled “Strategic Approaches to Disability Disclosure on Social Media.” The article explores the ways persons with physical disabilities choose how and when to disclose information about their disabilities online. The article was co-authored by Furr, an alumna of…

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Twitter Chats as Third Places

When Ashleigh White (MA ’13) was a masters student in the James L. Knight School of Communication, she developed an idea in Dr. John A. McArthur’s seminar on space, technology, and information design. The class encouraged students to think about social media as a place that could be visited, and to imagine the impacts of…

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Engaging Online Learners

Over the last decade, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about online learning. I took my first online class in 2003, and I started teaching online classes in 2006. Over that time period, online learning has changed – and for the better.  Like many educators who teach online, I’ve experienced the gamut of course…