The Manuscript Submission Process Avoid Writing Traps The Challenge of Writing the Literature Review - Steven Chaffee and Debra Lieberman The Challenge of Writing the Theoretical Essay - Judee K Burgoon The Challenge of Writing the Quantitative Study - Alan M Rubin The Challenge of Writing the Qualitative Study - Thomas R Lindlof The Challenge of Writing the Interpretive Inquiry - James A Anderson The Challenge of Writing the Critical/Cultural Essay - Clifford G Christians The Challenge of Writing the Historical Essay - Jean Folkerts
Education Ph.D., (Communication) Ohio State University, 1979 M.A., (Communication) University of Kentucky, 1974 B.A., (Education) Marshall University, 1971 (Magna Cum Laude) Teaching Specialties She has taught research methods, writing, media and society, and seminars in children and television. Research Interests and Activities Her research interests are in children's television and audience research. Miscellaneous She's served as past-president of the Association for Communication Administration and past-president of the Eastern Communication Association and as Editor of the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. W. James Potter, professor at the University of California at Santa Barbara, holds one PhD in Communication Studies and another in Instructional Technology. He has been teaching media courses for more than two decades in the areas of effects on individuals and society, content narratives, structure and economics of media industries, advertising, journalism, programming, and production. He has served as editor of the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media and is the author of many journal articles and books, including the following: Media Effects, The 11 Myths of Media Violence, Becoming a Strategic Thinker: Developing Skills for Success, On Media Violence, Theory of Media Literacy: A Cognitive Approach, and How to Publish Your Communication Research (with Alison Alexander).