Research Presentations

International/National

Vik, T. A., & DeGroot, J. (2019, November). “I don’t let everyone see my struggles”: Mothers’ social support and privacy management. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association.

Hess, J., & DeGroot, J. (2019, November). “I was honestly giddy at how idiotic she was”: Perceptions and roles of coworkers in organizational dissent on Facebook. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association.

**Result of independent study with graduate student

Mossor, R., King, S., & DeGroot, J. M. (2018, November). Attachment style differences in jealousy-evoking behavior within romantic relationships Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association.

** Result of Senior Project with undergraduate students

DeGroot., J. M., & Carmack, H. J. (2018, November). “A punch in the gut”: The social construction of grief meaning-making following Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential election loss. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association. [Top 4 Paper in the Communication as Social Construction Division].

Carmack, H. J., & DeGroot, J. M. (2018, November). Communication apprehension about death, religious group affiliation, and religiosity: Predictors of organ and body donation decisions. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association.

Carmack, H. J., & DeGroot, J. M. (2018, November). Robbery, wrecks, and the apocalypse: Metaphor use after Hillary Clinton’s loss in the 2016 US Presidential election. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association.

DeGroot, J. M., & Vik, T. A. (2018, November). “Fake smile. Everything is under control.: Performing motherhood on Facebook. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association. [Top 4 Paper in the Performance Studies Division].

Huber, C., & DeGroot, J. M. (2017, November). Creeping and stalking behaviors in online and offline contexts. Peer-reviewed competitive paper accepted to the convention of the National Communication Association, Dallas, TX.

**Result of Senior Project with undergraduate students

DeGroot, J. M., & Young, V. J. (2016, November). "I'd rather not give her any ammunition": Avoidance strategies in nonvoluntary relationships with mothers-in-law. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Johnson, R. L, & DeGroot, J. M. (2015, November). Leaving the chair empty: Student experiences following the death of a classmate. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, Las Vegas, NV.

**Result of graduate student's thesis

Young, V. J., Armstrong, K., Sander, A., Merritt, J., & DeGroot, J. M. (2015, November). Relationship characteristics mediate topic avoidance and relationship quality with mothers-in-law. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, Las Vegas, NV.

DeGroot, J. M. (2014, November). “We were not prepared to tell people yet”: Communication privacy management and boundary turbulence on Facebook. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

DeGroot, J. M., Carmack, H. J., Quinlan, M. M. (2014, November). “Topping from the bottom”: Constructing relationship empowerment in domestic discipline counternarratives. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Carmack, H. J., & DeGroot, J. M. (2014, November). Development and validation of the Communication Apprehension about Death Scale. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. [Top 4 Paper in the Communication Apprehension Division].

DeGroot, J. M., Young, V. J., & VanSlette, S. (2014, November). Twitter use and its effects on student perception of instructor credibility. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

DeGroot, J. M., Martinez, N., & Tepatti, C. (2014, November). Facebook frenemies: Investigating Facebook creeping and stalking. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

** Result of Senior Project with undergraduate students

DeGroot, J. M. (2013, November). Mastering master’s education: Connecting personal, professional, institution, and disciplinary goals amongst M.A./M.S. programs in communication. Invited participant on roundtable panel at the convention of the National Communication Association, Washington, DC.

DeGroot, J. M., Corbitt, A., Krewson, H., & Johnson, R. (2013, November). “That is not a way to talk to your professor”: E-mail expectations between college students and professors. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, Washington, DC.

**Result of Senior Project with undergraduate students

Carmack, H. J., & DeGroot, J. M. (2012, November). Exploiting loss?: Ethical considerations, boundaries, and opportunities for the study of death and grief online. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, Orlando, FL.

DeGroot, J. M., Green, D., Lewis, B., McCarty, N., Nolin, J., Palazzolo, K. (2012, November). Mediated out-of-class communication: Effects on student motivation to learn, student affective learning, and perceived credibility. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, Orlando, FL.

** Result of Senior Project with undergraduate students

Hoffman, T., & DeGroot, J. M. (2012, May). Information overload: Communicative responses to Facebook jealousy in romantic relationships. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the International Communication Association, Phoenix, AZ.

**Result of graduate student’s thesis

DeGroot, J. M., & Leith, A. P. (2011, November). R.I.P. Kutner: Parasocial relationships and grieving the death of a television character. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

**Result of independent study with graduate student

DeGroot, J. M. (2011, November). “For whom the bell tolls”: Parasocial relationships and emotional rubbernecking in Facebook memorial groups. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

DeGroot, J. M., & Carmack, H. J. (2010, November). “It may not be pretty but it’s honest”: Examining embodied parental grief on the Callapitter blog. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, San Francisco, CA.

DeGroot, J. M. (2010, November). Facebook memorial groups and emotional rubberneckers: Bridging the bereaved with the community. Participant on panel: Dying to Celebrate Your Life: Building Bridges in Response to Grief panel presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, San Francisco, CA.

DeGroot, J. M. (2010, November). Truth in urban legends?: Using Snopes.com to teach source evaluation. Teaching idea presented in the G.I.F.T.S. division at the convention of the National Communication Association, San Francisco, CA. Peer reviewed.

DeGroot, J. M. (2009, November). Transcorporeal communication and the presence of the deceased other. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. [Top 4 Paper in the Spiritual Communication Division].

DeGroot, J. M. (2008, November). Facebook memorial walls and CMC’s effect on the grieving process. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, San Diego, CA.

DeGroot, J. M. (2008, November). What your “friends” see: Self-disclosure and self-presentation on Facebook and MySpace profiles. Teaching idea presented in the G.I.F.T.S. division at the convention of the National Communication Association, San Diego, CA. Peer reviewed.

DeGroot, J. M. (2008, November). Sinking or swimming: unCONVENTIONal preparation of graduate students. Participant and coordinator of roundtable presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, San Diego, CA.

DeGroot, J. M. (2008, November). “We all have secrets”: Burke’s poetic forms in PostSecret.com postcards. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, San Diego, CA.

Black. L. W., Welser, H. T., DeGroot, J. M., & Cosley, D. (2008, May). “Wikipedia is not a democracy”: Deliberation and policy-making in an online community. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the International Communication Association, Montreal, Canada.

DeGroot, J. M. (2007, November). Where cultures collide: Illustrating intercultural differences in the communication classroom. Teaching idea presented in the G.I.F.T.S. division at the convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. Peer reviewed.

DeGroot, J. M. (2007, November). Nonverbal communication behaviors of successful and unsuccessful leaders on NBC’s The Apprentice 3. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

DeGroot, J. M. (2007, November). I have a Master’s degree in Communication, now what? Highlighting perspectives of recent Communication graduates. Invited participant on roundtable panel at the convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Regional

DeGroot, J. M., & Vik, T. A. (2017, March). “You don’t get to decide what makes other people upset”: Traumatic birth and disenfranchised grief. Peer-reviewed competitive presented at the annual convention of the Central States Communication Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Vik, T. A., & DeGroot, J. M. (2013, April). Jon and Kate separate: Privacy management in the public sphere. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the annual convention of the Central States Communication Association, Kansas City, MO.

Ledbetter, A., DeGroot, J. M., Mao, Y., Mazer, J. P., Meyer, K., & Swafford, B. (2009, April). Attitudes toward online social connection and self disclosure as predictors of Facebook communication and relational closeness. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the annual convention of the Central States Communication Association, St. Louis, MO. [Top Paper in the Interpersonal and Small Group Communication Division]

DeGroot, J. M. (2008, May). Promoting <awareness> or <trendy consumerism>?: Exploring health campaign artifacts as ideographical representations. Peer-reviewed competitive paper presented at the annual convention of the Eastern Communication Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

Invited

Basic Instructors Course. USTRANSCOM. Three-day training workshop coordinated through the SIUE School of Business. October 22-24, 2019

Interpersonal Communication in a Clinical Setting (with Alicia Alexander). Speech Pathology Graduate Student Clinicians. October 26, 2018.

Top Tips to Facilitate Your Freshman Groups (with Alicia Alexander). SIUE Experience Cougar Guide Training. Office of Student Affairs, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. August 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.

Teaching strategies for a new generation of learners. Dental School Faculty Retreat. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. June 4, 2018.

Presentation skills training. USTRANSCOM. Training coordinated through the SIUE School of Business. February 9, 2018.

Partisanship, personality, and the President (as part of CentralTendencyPAC). St. Louis Venture Café Gathering. St. Louis, MO. January 18, 2018.

Redesigning ACS 101. Course Redesign. Instructional Technology Services. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. April 21, 2017.

Active Listening for LGBTQ Allies (with Ann Taylor). Professional Development Workshop for SIUE Advisors. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. November 17, 2016.

Top Tips to Facilitate Your Freshman Groups (with Alicia Alexander). SIUE Experience Cougar Guide Training. Office of Student Affairs, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. August 2015, 2016.

Humor in the classroom: What is and isn't appropriate (with A. Alexander and Z. Schaefer). KYSS Conference. Lewis and Clark Community College. Godfrey, IL. April 10, 2015.

Online teaching and creating realistic expectations in the online classroom. Teaching Talks: Shifting Pedagogy Toward the New Reality. Faculty Development Council of Faculty Senate, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. February 21, 2014.

Source Evaluation of Online-Based Information. Annual meeting of Gateway Media Literacy Partners. St. Louis, MO. July 10, 2013.

Professional social networking for organizations. Challenge Unlimited, Inc. Alton, IL. May 4, 2011.

Responsible social networking and professional development. Image Seminar. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. February 19, 2011.

What Facebook can teach us about death, dying, and relational continuity. Dialogue with Senior Citizens through the Office of Educational Outreach, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. March 31, 2010.