Ronald A. Yaros, Ph.D. 

University of Maryland

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OUR RESEARCH OF ONLINE CONTENT
Note: Some citations appear in more than one category.
 

Yaros, Roberts, Powers & Steiner, (forthcoming). Serving the Health Needs of the Latina Community. Accepted for 2015 publication by Health, Culture & Society.

 

Yaros, Powers &  Oh (2014). Incorrect Terms Used to Portray Possible Cell Phone Risk. Newspaper Research Journal, 35(1), 96-107..

 

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

 

*Nelson, Yaros & Keum, (2006).  Examining The Influence of Telepresence on Spectator and Player Processing of Real and Fictitious Brands in a Computer Game,  Journal of Advertising, 35 (4), Winter 2006, 87-99.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS
 

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
 

Yaros, Ronald A. (2009). Producing Citizen Journalism or Producing Journalism for Citizens? A New Multimedia Model To Enhance Understanding of Complex News. In Z. Papacharissi (Ed.) Journalism and Citizenship: New Agendas in Communication, (pp. 71-90). New York, NY:Routledge Publishing

 

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).  Does a Cyber Attack Motivate Action? Comparing Perceived Risks

By Victims Of A Recent Attack.   Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Communication of Science, Health Environment & Risk Division), Montreal, Canada, August 2014.

 

Kim & Yaros (2012).  Partisans and Controversial News Online:

Comparing Perceptions of Bias and Credibility in News From Blogs Versus Mainstream

Media,  2nd Place Faculty Paper, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass

Communication (Mass Communication & Society Division), Chicago, IL, August 9-11, 2012

 

Roberts & Yaros (2012).  Facebook versus News Aggregators: Comparisons of

Users’ Perceived Credibility, Perceived Importance and Likelihood To Share News, Graduate Research Interactive Day (GRID, University of Maryland-College Park, April, 2012.

 

Powers & Yaros (2012).  Cultivating Support for Nonprofit News                       

Organizations: Commitment, Trust and Donating Audiences, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Public Relations Division), Chicago, IL, August                      

12, 2012.

 

Chong, Yaros & Newhagen, J. (2011).  Does Geographical Distance Matter For News Online? Measuring The Audience’s Emotional Proximity, Personal Relevance and Perceived Intensity of News That is Near or Far.  Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, St. Louis, MO, August 9-13, 2011.

                       

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.