CHEER Research and Publications

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  • Jennings, N.A. (2014). Tween Girls and their Mediated Friends. Berne, Switzerland: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers

  • Moses, A. M., Jennings, N. A., Brod, R., Hooker, S. D., Cordell, B., & Sallee, T.  (2014).  The Effects of Literacy Messages in an Educational Television program:  A Content Analysis and Experiment.  NHSA Dialog:  The Research to Practice Journal for the Early Childhood Field, 17(1) (online:  https://journals.uncc.edu/dialog/article/view/208)

  • Jennings, N. & Wartella, E.  (2013).  Technology and the family.  In A. Vangelisti (Ed.), The handbook of family communication, 2nd Edition (pp. 448-462)  Mahwah, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

  • Jennings, N. A.  (2013). And Now a Click from Our Sponsors:  Changes in Children’s Advertising in the United States. In A. N. Valdivia (Gen. Ed.) & S. R. Mazzarella (Ed.), The international encyclopedia of media studies. Vol. 3: Content and representation (pp. 54-73). Oxford, UK: Blackwell.

  • Piotrowski, J. T., Jennings, N. A., & Linebarger, D. L.  (2012).  Extending the Lessons of Educational Television with Young American Children.  Journal of Children and Media, 7(2), 216-234. 

  • Jennings, N., & Wartella, E.  (2012).  Hazards and possibilities of commercial media in the schools.  In D.G. Singer & J.L. Singer (Eds.),  Handbook of children and the media, 2nd Edition.  (pp. 553-66).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

  • Haas, S., Irr, M., Jennings, N., & Wagner, L.  (2011).  Communicating Thin:  Stigma and the Co-Construction of Online Enabling Support Groups in the Pro-Anorexia Movement, New Media & Society, 13(1), 40-57.

  • Seo, K. K., Curran, A., Jennings, N., & Collins, C.  (2010). Creating a new mobile learning community with podcasting. International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 20(1), 103-114.

  • Jennings, N. A., Hooker, S. D., & Linebarger, D. L.  (2009).  Educational Television as Mediated Literacy Environments for Preschoolers, Learning, Media and Technology, 34(3), 229-242.

  • Jennings, N. A., & Walker, B.  (2009).  Experiential Mediation: Making meaningful differences with the “Other Parent”, Journal of Family Communication, 9, 3-22.

  • Jennings, N., & Collins, C.  (2008).  Virtual or virtually U:  Educational institutions in Second Life, International Journal of Social Sciences, 2(3), 180-186.

  • Collins, C., & Jennings, N. (2007).  Emerging “Best Practices” for Campus Builds in Second Life. In D. Livingston and J. Kemp (Eds.) Proceedings of the Second Life Education Workshop 2007: Part of the Second Life Community Convention 2007, (pp. 78-81).

  • Stout, P. A., Staiger, J., & Jennings, N. A. (2007).  Affective Stories: Understanding the Lack of Progress of Women Faculty, NWSA Journal, 19(3), 124-144.

  • Jennings, N. (2007). Advertising, Viewer age and.  In J. J. Arnett (Ed.) Encyclopedia of children, adolescents, and the media, (pp. 55-56).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

  • Jennings, N. (2007). Advertising, Deceptive practices in.  In J. J. Arnett (Ed.) Encyclopedia of children, adolescents, and the media, (pp. 21-23).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

  • Jennings, N.  (2007).  Advertising and consumer development:  In the driver’s seat or being taken for a ride? In S. R. Mazzarella (Ed.), 20 questions about youth and the media, (pp. 103-116).  New York:  Peter Lang. 

  • Jennings, N. A., & Wartella, E.A.  (2007).  Advertising and consumer development.  In N. Pecora, J. P. Murray, and E. A. Wartella (Eds.), Children and television:  50 Years of research, (pp. 149-182).  Mahwah, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

  • Pike, J., & Jennings, N. (2005). The effects of commercials on children’s perceptions of gender appropriate toy use.  Sex Roles, (52), 83-91.

  • Stout, P. A., Villegas, J., & Jennings, N.  (2004).  Images of mental illness in the media:  Identifying gaps in the research.  Schizophrenia Bulletin, 30(3), 543-561.

  • Jennings, N. & Wartella, E.  (2004).  Technology and the family.  In A. Vangelisti (Ed.), The handbook of family communication, (pp. 593-608).  Mahwah, NJ:  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

  • Jennings, N.  (2002).  Advertising, branding, and consuming – The ABC’s of marketing in American schools.  In F. Hansen, J. Rasmussen, A. Martensen, & L.B. Christensen (Eds.), Children – Consumption, advertising, and media, (pp. 283-298).  Denmark:  Samfundslitteratur.

  • Wartella, E., & Jennings. N.  (2001).  The role of computers in children’s lives.  The Future of children:  Children and computer technology, 10(2), 31-43.

  • Wartella, E., & Jennings, N.  (2001).  New members of the family:  The digital revolution in the home.  Journal of family communication, 1(1), 59-69.

  • Wartella, E., & Jennings, N.  (2001).  Hazards and possibilities of commercial TV in the schools.  In D.G. Singer & J.L. Singer (Eds.),  Handbook of children and the media,  (pp. 557-570).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

  • Wartella, E., Olivarez, A., & Jennings, N.  (1998).  Children and television violence in the United States.  In U. Carlsson & C. von Feilitzen (Eds.),  Children and media violence, (pp. 55-62).  Kungälv, Sweden:  Livréna Grafiska AB.

  • Reprinted as Wartella,E., Olivarez, A., & Jennings, N. (2002).  In D. McQuail (Ed.), McQuail's reader in mass communication theory, (pp. 398-405).  London: Sage Publications Ltd.

  • Whitney, C., Wartella, E., Lasorsa, D., Danielson, W., Olivarez, A., Jennings, N., & Lopez, R.  (1998).  Television violence in “reality” (non-fictional) programming: University of Texas at Austin Study.  In Center for Communication and Social Policy (Ed.), National television violence study, Volume 3, (pp. 221-284).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

  • Wartella, E., Whitney, C., Lasorsa, D., Danielson, W., Olivarez, A., Lopez, R., Jennings, N. & Klijn, M.  (1998).  Television violence in “reality” programming: University of Texas at Austin Study.  In Center for Communication and Social Policy (Ed.), National television violence study, Volume 2, (pp. 205-266).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.