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CCI Research Symposium – 2021

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The CCI 43rd ANNUAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

Monday, March 1, 2021 | 9:30am – 2:30pm ET


Student Research Stars

Best Masters Student Presentation
Ashley Orehek, Wade Bishop, & Hannah Collier

Best Doctoral Student Research Presentation
First Place: Charli Kerns
Second Place: Kevin Mallary & Devendra Potnis
Third Place: Kibum Youn & Matthew Pittman
Honorable Mention: Jessica Barfield

Research Poster Kaleidoscope

Best Research Poster Presentation
Alex Carter, Dr. Courtney Childers

Student Session Participation Winners

Jess Barfield, Kevin Mallary, Jason Stamm

Trivia Winners (Not Just Students)

Leah Cannon, Anne Hensley, Ashley Orehek

Research Advisory Committee

Suzie Allard
Yuri Cantrell
Jennifer Crowley
Brian Dobreski
Charli Kerns
Catherine Luther
Matthew Pittman
Lilli Tillman


CCI 43rd ANNUAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM (#CCISymposium2021) AGENDA

Symposium Agenda (PDF file)
(Session title links will open in a new browser tab/window)

09:30-9:45 WELCOME
  Dr. Suzie Allard
09:45-10:30 Session #1 — FACULTY RAP
Dr. Beth Foster COVID-19 preparedness and vaccination research
Dr. Guy Harrison Issues of identity and representation in the electronic sports media industry
Dr. Devendra Potnis Information science research for inclusion and value-creation
10:30-10:40 Break #1
African Harp Musical Interlude by Ericka Patillo
10:40-11:30 Session #2 — STUDENT RESEARCH STARS
Jessica Barfield Issues of identity for technologically enhanced bodies
Kevin Mallary, Dr. Devendra Potnis Assistive technologies as conduits for receiving valuable information services: A mixed-methods study with academic libraries and disabled students
Dr. Emily Paskewitz, Tori Bertram, Dr. Laura Miller Resilience messages for young farmers
Jason Stamm, Alex Carter, Jess Barfield, Dr. Courtney Childers It means more during a pandemic: Fan response to the SEC’s decision to play the 2020-21 college football season
Xu (James) Zhang, Dr. Joy Jenkins United in protest: Coverage of attacks against journalists in the 2019 Hong Kong demonstrations as a critical incident
11:30-11:40 Break #2
Mindfulness Exercise by Joan Rentsch
11:40-12:10 Session #3 — RESEARCH POSTER KALEIDOSCOPE
Alex Carter, Dr. Courtney Childers Super Bowl advertising in a pandemic
Xu (James) Zhang, Dr. Michael T. Martínez When you are at the front row seat to history: Photojournalists’ experiences of covering human suffering in war and conflict
12:10-12:40 Break #3
Lunchtime Games with Prizes
12:40-1:30 Session #4 — STUDENT RESEARCH STARS
James L. Cartee Popular culture symbols and signs: Implementing semiotics theory as a theoretical framework to analyze meanings in music videos of the 90’s decade
Meredith P. Goins Building trust: Defining subject matter expertise through U.S. federal peer review policy
Charli Kerns Do women get wings? Representation of female action sports athletes in Red Bull media house coverage
Ashley Orehek, Dr. Wade Bishop, Hannah Collier What (atmospheric/earth) science librarians and data managers really do?
Kibum Youn, Dr. Matthew Pittman Thank you, Artificial Intelligence (AI): The impact of computational advertising based on product and brand variations
Xu (James) Zhang, Marina Henricks, Dr. Joy Jenkins “We should be teaching them instead of condemning them:” The Daily Northwestern apology letter and Twitter-driven metajournalistic discourse about student journalism
1:30-1:40 Break #4
Virtual CCI Art Gallery
1:40-2:25 Session #5 — FACULTY RAP
Dr. Stuart N. Brotman Recently-published book, Privacy’s Perfect Storm: Digital Policy for Post-Pandemic Times
Dr. Mark Harmon & Dr. Maria Fontenot Bottom of the ballot shouldn’t mean bottom of the barrel coverage
Dr. Mark Harmon Wealth mindset and political division
Dr. Candace White Social media ethics and transparency project
2:25-2:30 Closing

CCI 43rd ANNUAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM (#CCISymposium2021) SESSION TYPES

FACULTY RAP
(Session title links will open in a new browser tab/window)

Dr. Stuart N. Brotman Recently-published book, Privacy’s Perfect Storm: Digital Policy for Post-Pandemic Times Session #5 -1:40-2:25
Dr. Beth Foster COVID-19 preparedness and vaccination research Session #1 -09:45-10:30
Dr. Mark Harmon Wealth mindset and political division Session #5 -1:40-2:25
Dr. Mark Harmon & Dr. Maria Fontenot Bottom of the ballot shouldn’t mean bottom of the barrel coverage Session #5 -1:40-2:25
Dr. Guy Harrison Issues of identity and representation in the electronic sports media industry Session #1 -09:45-10:30
Dr. Devendra Potnis Information science research for inclusion and value-creation Session #1 -09:45-10:30
Dr. Candace White Social media ethics and transparency project Session #5 -1:40-2:25

STUDENT RESEARCH STARS

Jessica Barfield Issues of identity for technologically enhanced bodies Session #2 – 10:40-11:30
James L. Cartee Popular culture symbols and signs: Implementing semiotics theory as a theoretical framework to analyze meanings in music videos of the 90’s decade Session #4 – 12:40-1:30
Meredith P. Goins Building trust: Defining subject matter expertise through U.S. federal peer review policy Session #4 – 12:40-1:30
Charli Kerns Do women get wings? Representation of female action sports athletes in Red Bull media house coverage Session #4 – 12:40-1:30
Kibum Youn, Dr. Matthew Pittman Thank you, Artificial Intelligence (AI): The impact of computational advertising based on product and brand variations Session #4 – 12:40-1:30
Kevin Mallary, Dr. Devendra Potnis Assistive technologies as conduits for receiving valuable information services: A mixed-methods study with academic libraries and disabled students Session #2 – 10:40-11:30
Ashley Orehek, Dr. Wade Bishop, Hannah Collier What (atmospheric/earth) science librarians and data managers really do? Session #4 – 12:40-1:30
Dr. Emily Paskewitz, Tori Bertram, Dr. Laura Miller Resilience messages for young farmers Session #2 – 10:40-11:30
Jason Stamm, Alex Carter, Jess Barfield, Dr. Courtney Childers It means more during a pandemic: Fan response to the SEC’s decision to play the 2020-21 college football season Session #2 – 10:40-11:30
Xu (James) Zhang, Dr. Joy Jenkins United in protest: Coverage of attacks against journalists in the 2019 Hong Kong demonstrations as a critical incident Session #2 – 10:40-11:30
Xu (James) Zhang, Marina Henricks, Dr. Joy Jenkins “We should be teaching them instead of condemning them:” The Daily Northwestern apology letter and Twitter-driven metajournalistic discourse about student journalism Session #4 – 12:40-1:30

RESEARCH POSTER KALEIDOSCOPE

Alex Carter, Dr. Courtney Childers Super Bowl advertising in a pandemic Session #3 – 11:40-12:10
Xu (James) Zhang, Dr. Michael T. Martínez When you are at the front row seat to history: Photojournalists’ experiences of covering human suffering in war and conflict Session #3 – 11:40-12:10


Questions? Contact the Center for Information and Communication Studies at cics@utk.edu 


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