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Publications, Productions, and Projects by Communications Media Faculty

Almeida, L. (submitted). Teaching tips to 1st year foreign born junior faculty members. The Journal of Excellence in College Teaching, Miami, OH.

Almeida, L. (submitted). Implementing corporate gaming initiatives through the lenses of systemic thinking. Journal of Communications Media, Indiana, PA.

Almeida, L. (Submitted). The effects of educational games on the achievement of factual knowledge. Tech Trends, Springer, NY.

Quiu, A., Dudt, K., Almeida, L., Li, Chunjui. (2011). Pragmatic perspective on Robert Gagne's nine events of instruction. Journal of Liaoning Normal University, China.

Almeida, L. (2011). The effects of games between gender for the acquisition of factual knowledge. Midwestern Journal of Education Communications and Technology. Chicago, IL.

Almeida, L. (2011). Graduate, be aware. Journal of Communications Media, Indiana, PA

Almeida, L. (2010). Empowering gifted students to learn through game design. Journal of Digital Games Research, 4(2), 33-38.

Almeida L. (2010). My qualitative data analysis tool survey. The Midwestern Journal of Education Communications & Technology, 4, 17-20.

Ausel, D.L. (April, 2010). Taking Students Abroad. Presented at the 22nd Annual National Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Ponte Verda Beach, FL.

Ausel, D.L., Piwinksy, M. & Berzeki, D. (2008). The Impact of Introducing a Standard Technology Configuration: Faculty Use of Multimedia Classrooms and Shared Network Drives in Instruction. AnnualConference of the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada. (Published in the juried conference proceedings)

Ausel, D.L. & Begg. R. (March, 2008). Nostalgia and Regret: Performative Moments in Bulgaria's Slow Transition. Presented at the 2008 National Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, March 19 – 22, San Francisco, CA.

Ausel, D.L. & Start, J. (April 2007). An Examination of the Online DistanceLearning Systems at the 14 State-Owned Universities in Pennsylvania. Presented at the 18th Annual National Conference onCollege Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, FL. (Published in the juried conference proceedings and earned an Exceptional Paper Award)

Ausel, D.L. & Start, J. (March, 2006). Distance education at the 14 state-owned universities in Pennsylvania: A comparison study on how the collective bargaining agreement is interpreted at each campus. Presented at the 17th Annual National Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, FL.

Ausel, D.L. & Crothers, B. (March, 2005). A Case Study in Course Development: Methodologies and Support. Presented at the 16th Annual National Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, FL.

Fossum, P. and Lenze, J. S. (2000). Balancing Instructional Integrity with Stakeholder Concerns in Technology-Based Educational Collaborations: Is the Tail Wagging the Dog? Bulletin of Science,Technology and Society, 20 (1).

Lauber, Erick (2006). Creating and Using Digital Video in the Classroom. Paper presented at PA State Conference: 21st Century Integration Summit for Teacher Educators, May 24-25.

Lauber, Erick (2005). The Design of 3-D, Digital, Fast-Action Games for the Classroom. Educational Technology, 45(6), 52-55.

Lauber, Erick and Partridge, Allen. (2005). Design of a 3-D Learning Game for Classroom Use: “Rock and Roll High School.” Proceedings of the Technology and Learning Symposium at New York University, New York, April, 2005.

Lauber, Erick. “Romeo’s Pizza and Hoagies,”Website for local business. Gold Award. Hermes Creative Media Award by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals

Lauber, Erick. “Teach a Man to Cook,” Five-episode cooking show for Channel 20, WIUP-TV.

Lauber, Erick. “Children’s Advisory Commission of Indiana County,” Video describing full range of child-related services throughout the county. Distributed by the Department of Human Services, Indiana County.

Lauber, Erick. “Dedicated Distribution Services,” Marketing CD for Indiana, Pa., shipping company. Ten thousand copies distributed nationally as an insert in a trucking magazine. Gold Award. Marcom Creative Awards by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

Lauber, Erick. “I.V.A.M.P. Awards Show,” Edited versions of the 2005 and 2006 IVAMP Award ceremonies available for distribution and presented on WIUP-TV (Channel 20). Awards created and hosted by Dr. Erick Lauber. 2007 Awards available online at www.coe.iup.edu/IVAMP.

Lauber, Erick. “WIUP-FM Radio Website,” Redesign of IUP’s radio station website.

Lauber, Erick. “Touch-And-Predict,” Portable software/hardware/printer for Indiana Regional Medical Center (Pennsylvania) that helps screen for diabetes risk in rural locations.

Lauber, Erick. “Target Energy Website,” Construction of website for Indiana, Pa., business.

Lauber, Erick. “Indiana Foundation for Education,” Construction of website for Indiana, Pa., school/parent’s group.

Lauber, Erick. “Pennsylvania Water Conservancy,” Interactive CD creation and duplication for statewide non-profit organization.

Lauber, Erick. “Intelligent Design Debate,” Video of campus event featuring five professionals discussing the arguments for and against intelligent design as an explanation for things commonly attributed to evolution.

Lauber, Erick. “The Center for Family Life,” Website redesign and implementation for Indiana, Pa., non-profit.

Lauber, Erick. “The Open Door Drug and Alcohol Rehab Center,” Website redesign, and training provided to staff for website maintenance for Indiana, Pa., non-profit.

Lauber, Erick. “Media Bias: The War on Journalism,” Video featuring three experienced radio/TV news directors discussing the media business. Distributed by the Digital Media Institute, Spring, 2006. Accepted in Indiana University Film Catalog.

Lauber, Erick. “Pennsylvania Aktion in Action,” Video of statewide, Kiwanis-sponsored adults with disabilities clubs. Distributed by the Digital Media Institute. Winner of Top Honors: Aegis Awards 2006 and Award of Distinction: Videography Awards 2006.

Lauber, Erick. “Sounds from the Old Tin Record Player,” Recordings from the tin player at the Indiana County Genealogical and Historical Society. Audio CD available from the society.

Lauber, Erick. “Television Production Tutorials,” CD-ROM of tutorials and games built in Flash. Web-enabled. Version 2 distributed Spring 2006.

Lauber, Erick. “Threatened Homes of the Homeless,” With Dr. Kurt Dudt. Documentary on the Eastern Orthodox Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Silver Award at Davey Awards. Accepted in Indiana University (Bloomington) Film Catalog.

Lauber, Erick. “Digital Media Institute,” Website constructed for IUP media production institute. Available at www.coe.iup.edu/DMI

Leidman, M.B. & Konetes, G. (April, 2011). The Technological and Pedagogical Aspects of Developing and Operationalizing an Online Media Production Course. IEEE Learning Technology Newsletter.

Leidman, M.B., Wiggins, B. & McKeague, M. (in press, 2011). Public communication campaigns in the USA. In C. Vaih-Baur, R. Spiller, & H. Scheurer (Eds.), PR-Kampagnen: Theorie, Praxis, AusblickeKonstanz, Germany: UVK-Verlag.

Leidman, M.B., Piwinsky, M. & McKeague, M. (Winter/Spring, 2011). Technology's Impact on Student-Faculty Interaction: Issues for Collective Bargaining. Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy.

Leidman, M.B., Keppel, D. & McKeague, M. (Spring, 2011). Compounding Confusion: Internet Advertisement Avoidance as a Variable Related to the Limited-Capacity Information-Processing Model. Journal of Mass Communication at Francis Marion University.

Leidman, M.B., Forrest, J., Keppel, D. & McKeague, M. (Fall, 2011). ET Phone Home? Cyber Communication Changes Among College Freshman. Journal of Communications Media Studies.

Stiegler, Z. and Leidman, M.B. (2011). Then and Now: A Content Analysis of Media Used in the Presidential Election Campaigns of Kennedy and Obama. Sociology Study, 1(1).

Leidman, Mary Beth and Dudt, Kurt (1995). “College and University Radio Programming in the ’80s,” Focus on Learning, 2 (1).

Leidman, Mary Beth and Dudt, Kurt, (1984). “Internships Dos and Don’ts,” Signals, 13.

Lenze, J. L. (2004). Inter-rater Reliability in the Evaluation of Electronic Portfolios: a Survey of Empirical Research Results. Annual Proceedings for the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference. Atlanta, Georgia.

Lenze, J. S.; Bires, K.; Sterling, S.; and Stoner, R. (2003). Development of a Survey Instrument for Identifying Cheating with Technology. Annual Proceedings for the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Lenze, J. S.; Brzycki, D.; and Barker, W. F. (2003). A Study of Inter-rater Reliability in Assessing Teacher Preparation Electronic Portfolios. Annual Proceedings for the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Lenze, J. S. (2001). Survey of K-12 Curriculum and Technology Through Museum Web Sites. SITE 2001 Conference Proceedings.

Lenze, J. S. (2001). Using Presidential Candidate Web Sites for K-12 Lessons. SITE 2001 Conference Proceedings.

Lenze, J. S. (1996). Technical Communication: A New Perspective on Visual Literacy. Eyes on the Future: Converging Images, Ideas and Instruction: Selected Readings from the 27th Annual Meeting of the International Visual Literacy Association.

Lenze, J. S. (1995). Visual Literacy and Audiographic Materials for Youth in Correctional Facilities. Imagery and Visual Literacy: Selected Readings from the 26th Annual Meeting of the International Visual Literacy Association.

Lenze, J. S. (1993). Learner Generated Versus Instructor Induced Visual Imagery. Art, Science, and Visual Literacy: Readings from the 24th Annual Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association.

Lenze, J. S. and Dwyer, F. M. (1993). The Instructional Effect of Learner vs. Instructor Generated Visuals. International Journal of Instructional Media, 20 (4).

Lenze, J. S. (1992). Lexi-visual Design Strategies for Instructional Materials. Visual Communication: Bridging Across Cultures: Readings from the 23rd Annual Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association.

Lenze, J. S. (1991). Serif vs. Sans Serif Type Fonts: A Comparison Based on Reader Comprehension. Investigating Visual Literacy: Selected Readings from the 22nd Annual Conference of the International Visual Literacy Association.

Lenze, J. S. (2000). Addressing Content Standards in an Introductory Educational Technology Class. The Illinois Association for Educational Communications and Technology Journal, 5.

Luera, G. R. and Lenze, J. S. (2000). A Package Evaluation with Recommendations of Teach with Databases: Toxics Release Inventory. Journal of Environmental Education, 31 (4).

Nicholson, W.; Onyett, L.; and Lenze, J. S. (2003). Supervising Student Teachers Via Desktop Video. Annual Proceedings for the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Piwinsky, M.; Lenze, J.S.; and Dudt, K.P. (2007). Birth of a Doctoral Program in Instructional Technology. Annual Proceedings for the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference. San Antonio, Texas.

Start, J. and Ausel, D. (2007). “An Examination of the Online Distance Learning Systems at the 14 State-Owned Universities in Pennsylvania.” Proceedings of the 2007 International Conference on Teaching and Learning (exceptional paper award).

Start, J., Dudt, K.P.(2006). “Public Access Programming at College and University Television Stations: How Are They Handling It?” College Media Review, 43(3-4), 17-21.

Start, J. and Leidman , M. (1994). The Psychology of Telethons: Behind the Scenes of Beggar TV. Proceedings of the 1994 Red RiverCommunications Conference.

Start, J. (1990). The Effect upon Visual Acuity of Colored Symbols on Black Backgrounds under Conditions of Controlled Reflectance Illumination and Distance. Ohio Media Spectrum, 42, 3.

Start, J. (1988). The Best Colors for Audio Visual Materials for More Effective Instruction. Proceedings of the 1988 Annual Convention of the Association For Educational Communications and Technology. 8, 45-50.

Start, J. (1981). The Production Process. West Virginia Libraries, 12, 12-16.

Start, J. and Lind, D. (2005). Community Action Helping People/Changing Lives, Promotional Video Shown throughout the State of Pennsylvania.

Start, J. (Producer) (2004). Robert Wagner Biography, (Video), Shown at the Annual Harvey Award Presentation of the Jimmy Stewart Museum, Indiana, Pa.

Start, J. (Producer) (2003). Rich Little Biography, (Video), Shown at the Annual Harvey Award Presentation of the Jimmy Stewart Museum, Indiana, Pa.

Start, J. (Producer) (2001). Charlton Heston Biography, (Video), Shown at the Annual Harvey Award Presentation of the Jimmy Stewart Museum, Indiana, Pa.

Start, J. (Producer/Director) (1999). The Pennsylvania PTA. (Video) Documentary. Shown at the Annual PTA Conference in Scranton, Pa.

Start, J. (Producer) (1999). The Visit. “Visiting Nurses Association (VNA).” (Video) Training Program.

Start, J. (Producer/Director) (1996). New Choices. (Video) Public Service Announcement.

Start, J. (Producer) and Willis, M. (Producer) (1993). A Talk with Anne Baldwin Taylor. (Video).

Start, J. (Producer) and Dudt , K.P. (Producer) (1992). Women Marines. (Video) United States Marine Corps.

Start, J. (Producer) and Dudt , K.P. (Producer) Target Quality. (Video) Target Sportsware Inc.

Start, J. (Associate Producer), and Romano ,F.P. (Producer) The Battle for Fort RAC. (Video) United Steelworkers International.

Start, J. (Producer/Director) (1991). Partners for Success (Video) Pennsylvania Department of Education Inc.

Start, J. (Director), and Leidman , M.B. (Producer) (1990). Wider Horizons. (Video) Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Start, J. (Associate Producer) and Romano, F.P. (Producer) (1990). Health and Safety. (Video) United Steelworkers International.

Start, J. (Associate Producer) and Romano, F.P. (Producer) (1990). Simplex 2120 Alarm System. (Video) Simplex Security Systems Inc.

Start, J. (Associate Director), Dudt,K.P . (Producer), and Mlecko , J. (Associate Producer) (1989). A Krishna Family. (Video) Indiana University Film Catalog.

Start, J. (Producer/Director) Dudt,K.P . (Producer/Director) (1988). Installation of the New Bow Bay Window. (Video) Seasonal Industries Incorporated.

Start, J. (Producer/Director) (1986-1987). The Communicators. (Video) Telecommunications Inc.

Start, J. (Producer) (1986). D.A.N.K. (Video) Cable News Network.

Start, J. (Director), Klapak , F. (Producer) (1986). The Incarceration of Annie Brown. (Video) Telecommunications Inc.

Start, J. (Producer/Director) (1983). Survival Signs. (Video) Allegheny County.

Start, J. (Producer/Director) (1983). Day Break. (Film) Bethany College.

Start, J. (Second Unit Director) (1982). Here and Now My Hand. (Video) Christian Broadcasting Network.

Start, J. (Director) (1980). Colors. (Video) Pittsburgh Plate Glass.

Start, J. (Assistant Director) (1976). Bicentennial Minutes. (Radio) U.S. Government.

Stiegler, Z. (forthcoming, Spring 2012). Remember to Always Think Twice: The Reconciliation of Michael Jackson. In Smit, C. (ed.), Michael Jackson: Grasping the Spectacle. Hampshire: Ashgate.

Stiegler, Z. (forthcoming, Fall 2011). Talk of the Nation: The State of U.S. Public Radio. Journal of Communications Media Studies.

Stiegler, Z. and Leidman, M.B. (2011). Then and Now: A Content Analysis of Media Used in the Presidential Election Campaigns of Kennedy and Obama. Sociology Study, 1(1).

Stiegler, Z. and Leidman, M.B. (2011). Making Media and Mixing Presidents. Proceedings of the Second Annual Laurel Highlands Communications Conference.

Stiegler, Z. (2009). Conceptualising the Small-Scale Public Sphere. Javnost: The Public, 16 (2), 41-60.

Stiegler, Z. (2009). Slave 2 the System: Prince, Slavery and the Performance of Black Identity. Journal of Popular Music Studies, 21 (2), 213-239.

Wilson, B.G. (2011). The usefulness of college radio websites: An examination of sites maintained by Pennsylvania college radio stations. Journal of Communications Media, 3, 53-66.

Wilson, B.G. (2009). Career portfolios for broadcast journalism students: Opinions from Pennsylvania television news directors. Journal of Communications Media, 1, 69-81.

Wilson, B.G. (2009). Pedagogy for new college teachers. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education.

Wilson, B. Gail, (Summer-Fall 2004). “Does College Radio Experience Matter?” College Media Review, 42, 3-4, pp. 16-21.

Wilson, B. G., Dudt, K. P. (2002). “College Radio and Religious Programming: A Report on Religious Programming on College Radio Stations Owned by State Colleges and Universities in the Mid-Atlantic states.” College Media Review, 40 (2), 4-9.

Wilson, B. G., Dudt, K.P., (2001). “College Radios at Pennsylvania State Universities: Status Report.” College Media Review, 39 (1), 4-9.

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