Communicating with/through/about Technology

Relevant Publications

  • Lammers, S. M., Woods, R. J., Brotherson, S. E., Deal, J. E., & Platt, C. A. (2022). Explaining adherence to American Academy of Pediatrics screen time recommendations with caregiver awareness and parental motivation factors: Mixed methods study. JMIR Pediatrics and Parenting, 5(2), e29102.
  • Banks, J., Edwards, A. P., & Westerman, D. (2021). The space between: Nature and machine heuristics in evaluations of organisms, cyborgs, and robots. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 24(5), 324-331.

  • Paskewitz, E. A., & Beck, S. J. (2021). “Put the phone away!”: Does text message content influence perceptions of group member texting? Computers in Human Behavior, 115.

  • Westerman, D., Edwards, A. P., Edwards, C., Luo, Z., & Spence, P. R. (2020). I-It, I-Thou, I-Robot: The perceived humanness of AI in human-machine communication. Communication Studies, 71(3), 393-408.

  • Platt, C. A., Jason, M. & Sullivan, C. (2020). Public perceptions of private space initiatives: How young adults view theSpaceX plan to colonize Mars. Space Policy, 51, 101358.

  • Westerman, D., Cross, A. C., & Lindmark, P. G. (2019). I believe in a thing called bot: Perceptions of the humanness of “chatbots”. Communication Studies, 70(3), 295-312.

  • Paskewitz, E. A., & Beck, S. J. (2019). Exploring perceptions of multicommunicator texting during meetings. Computers in Human Behavior, 101, 238-247.

  • Edwards, A., Edwards, C., Westerman, D., & Spence, P. R. (2019). Initial expectations, interactions, and beyond with social robots. Computers in Human Behavior, 90, 308-314.

  • Westerman, D., Edwards, A., Edwards, C., & Spence, P. R. (2018). Social robots and social presence: Interpersonally communicating with robots. In Human-Machine Communication Preconference at the International Communication Association Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

  • Jung, E. H., Walden, J. A., Johnson, A. C., & Sundar, S. S. (2017). Social networking in the aging context: Why older adults use or avoid Facebook. Telematics and Informatics, 34(7), 1071-1080.

  • Edwards, C., Edwards, A., Spence, P. R., & Westerman, D. (2016). Initial interaction expectations with robots: Testing the human-to-human interaction script. Communication Studies, 67(2), 227-238.

  • Kelly, S. E., & Westerman, D. K. (2016). New technologies and distributed learning systems. In Communication and Learning (pp. 455-480). De Gruyter Mouton.

  • Platt, C. A., Bourdeaux, R., & DiTunnariello, N. (2014). Should I text or should I call?: How college students navigate mediated connections with family. In Communication and Information Technologies Annual,8, 75-101.

  • Spence, P. R., Westerman, D., Edwards, C., & Edwards, A. (2014). Welcoming our robot overlords: Initial expectations about interaction with a robot. Communication Research Reports, 31(3), 272-280.

  • Platt, C. A., Amber, N. W., & Yu, N. (2014). Virtually the same?: Student perceptions of the equivalence of online classes to face-to-face classes. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 10(3), 489.

  • Platt, C. A. (2011). Blogging in the communication technology course. Communication Teacher, 25(4), 228-233.


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