Ronald A. Yaros, Ph.D. 

University of Maryland

Change Research Category

OUR RESEARCH OF LEARNING WITH TECHNOLOGY

Note: Some citations appear in more than one category.

 

Yaros, Ronald A. (2012).  Effects of Mobile Devices and Text Messages: A Multi-Study Design to Explore a Model for Mobile Learning in Introductory Journalism,  International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology & Learning, (2) 3, 59-72.

 

Yaros & Cook  (2011).  Attention Versus Learning Of Online Content: Preliminary Findings From An Eye-Tracking Study,  International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology & Learning (1) 4, 49-69.

 

Yaros, Ronald A. (2011).  Effects of Text and Hypertext Structures on User Interest and Understanding of Science and Technology,  Science Communication (lead article), 33 (3), 275-308.

 

Yaros, Ronald A. (2006).  Is It The Medium or The Message? Structuring Complex News To
 Enhance Engagement and Situational Understanding By Non-Experts.
 Communication Research, 33 (4), 285-309. 

 

BOOK CHAPTER
 

Yaros, Ronald A. (2012). Social Media and Education: Do Personalization and Interactivity

Facilitate Learning?  In H.S. Noor Al-Deen, J.A. Hendricks (Eds.) Social Media: Usage And

Impact, (pp. 57-74). Lexington Books
 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

 

Yaros, Ronald, A. (2009).  Mastering Multimedia,  American Journalism Review, Fall  2009.


 Yaros, Ronald A. (2008).  Digital Natives: Following Their Lead on a Path to a New

Journalism, Nieman Reports, Winter 2008: Nieman Foundation, Harvard University.

 

REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS

 

Ronald A. Yaros, (2014).  The PICK Model and a new MEEC College Lecture or

a Manageable Educational Environment for Collaboration. International Communication\

Association’s preconference “Innovation in Higher Education” by the Oxford Internet

Institute and hosted at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. May 2014.

                       

Yaros, Ronald A., (2010).  Tracking Explanations in Health News: More Attention Is Not
Always an Indicator of Understanding
, Associaton for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Denver, CO, August 4-8, 2010.

 

Yaros, Ronald A., (2009).  Comprehension of Science and Technology Hypertext: Cognitive Flexibility or Construction Integration?  Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Boston, MA, August 5-8, 2009.

 

Ackerman & Yaros, (2006). “Training STEM (Science, Technology & Math) Graduate Students on Communicating Science to the Public,  American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 2006.

 

Ackerman, Yaros & Whittaker, (2004).  Effects of Interactive Applets on Student Understanding and Explanation of Introductory Weather Concepts, Paper presented at American Geophysical Union, Education and Human Resources, San Francisco, CA., December 12-17, 2004.