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…

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…

Book Launch – Digital Proxemics

GREENVILLE, SC — On June 23, 2016, M. Judson Booksellers & Storytellers hosted a book launch celebration for Dr. John A. McArthur’s first book, Digital Proxemics: How Technology Shapes the Ways We Move. Dr. McArthur read two sections of the book, describing proxemics to the audience and introducing the connection between proxemics and digital technologies.…

Professor Studies Viral Phenomenon – #ALSIceBucketChallenge

The good folks at Time Warner Cable News in Charlotte heard about my current research project and shared information about it on their Friday broadcast, August 29, 2014 in a story titled: Charlotte ALS Center Responds to Challenge; Professor Studies Viral Phenomenon. The text of the online recap by Becky Bereiter  is below: CHARLOTTE – As…

Communication Teacher

Queens Professor Publishes Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom

Queens University of Charlotte Media Release January 12, 2009 Dr. John A. McArthur, Assistant Professor in the School of Communication, had an article published in the January 2009 issue of Communication Teacher. The article, Composing Podcasts: Engaging ‘digital natives’ in the communication classroom, serves a guide for educucators seeking to engage students with digital media…