The Gene Burd award is made possible through the generous support of Dr. Gene Burd of the University of Texas at Austin and honors the best faculty research presented in the Communication Technology Division for the year.

Showing off Where I am? The Interplay of Personality Traits, Self-disclosure, and Motivation on Facebook Check-ins
Shaojung Sharon Wang, Institute of Communications Management, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Facebook Use and Political Participation
Gary Tang, Lap Fung The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Extended iSelf: The Impact of iPhone Separation on Cognition, Emotion,
and Physiology During Cognitive Tasks
Russell Clayton and Glenn Leshner, Missouri

Feeling Happy or Being Immersed? Advertising Effects of Game-Product Congruity in Different Game App Environments
Shaojung Sharon Wang; Hsuan-Yi Chou, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan


Don’t forget! Our business meeting will be Saturday, August 8 from 7-8:30 p.m. in Pacific A. We look forward to seeing you there!

CTEC Summer Newsletter Now Available


Photo by: Carol Lin

As you enjoy the sites and sounds of San Francisco at this year’s AEJMC conference, be sure to catch up on division news and announcements in our summer newsletter. We look forward to seeing everyone at the CTEC business meeting, Saturday, August 8.

Best of the Web Competition Deadline Extended

The Best of the Web competition deadline has been extended to Sunday, April 12.

The Best of the Web competition is an annual web and app design contest for members of AEJMC co-sponsored by the Communication Technology and Visual Communication Divisions of AEJMC. There are four categories to accommodate submissions from individuals and small groups to department- and institution-wide projects.

For more information, please visit

CTEC Winter Newsletter

Check out our latest newsletter to brush up on CTEC current events and updates!

 CTEC Winter Newsletter

AEJMC 2015 Panel Proposals–It’s Not Too Late!

We would love to get panel proposal ideas from you in the areas of research, teaching, or PF&R (professional freedom and responsibility). Please send our Division Vice Head, Bart Wojdynski, your proposal ideas by the end of the day on September 15th.

If you’ve never proposed a panel idea before, don’t worry. It’s a great time to start! Please click here for a document with a blank sample panel proposal form and a great example of a completed panel proposal that was submitted for the 2012 conference. Please fill in the form with your proposal and send it to Bart by email at

We’re thrilled that the conference will be in such a great location for both comm tech industry and research — keep this in mind as you think of potential panelists. Please don’t hesitate to email us with any questions!

Summer CTEC Newsletter


Photo by: Kevin Dooley

We hope everyone is having a wonderful time at this year’s AEJMC conference. For your pleasurable reading in between panels here is the latest CTEC Newsletter. Inside this issue are articles providing insight to CTEC officer positions, PF&R panels at AEJMC, the CTEC Research Program, and more!