Scholars at the School of Communication and Information take an interdisciplinary approach to research that spans the fields of information science, library studies, communication, journalism and media studies.
The School of Communication and Information (SC&I) co-sponsored a panel on February 8 with the Rutgers University Institute for Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science that discussed the strong connection between communication and climate science. SC&I spoke to Associate Professor Lauren Feldman further on the topic.
The chapter, explains Potter, "Makes the argument that given the possibility of both collecting and working with naturalistic materials researchers need to provide more justification for using open ended interviews, say, or focus groups.”
A new book, written by Associate Professor Jennifer Theiss, covers extensive research on the very common experience of uncertainty in close relationships, and ways it can be helpful and harmful to relationship success.
The book explores gender inequalities in the media around the world and their negative influence on children and youth, and demonstrates that progressive role models can have a positive impact.
The book presents a communication-oriented approach to leadership and is designed to help every reader increase their professional and personal leadership skills.
SC&I Team Holds ALISE-Funded Research with “Community Conversations” at the East Brunswick Public Library
The "Community Conversations" helped the team gather information for their project titled “Investigation of Library Engagement.”
Kantor is part of a Rutgers team of three researchers who are working to develop novel methods the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) can use to estimate how many people and goods are “missing” at the border.
Marchi’s new book explores how young people are using social media as their primary source of news, and what the implications of this trend are for the future of journalism and a healthy democracy.
Associate Dean Dafna Lemish Awarded Grant to Study “Interactive Mobile Media Use by Children and their Parents in Public Places”
Are mobile devices impacting the ways parents interact with their children in public places? This new grant will enable Lemish to research this in greater depth.
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Ph.D. Alumna Lora Appel ‘16 Develops Innovative Research Study Using Virtual Reality to Aid Dementia Patients
Appel has launched a study to test whether patients suffering from dementia can benefit as much from "virtual" trips out into the natural world as much as they would from taking "real" trips outside in nature.