Detailed Information for Mitzi Lewis

Dr. Mitzi Lewis 
Mass Communication
 » Assistant Professor
Office Location
Fain Fine Arts Center B107
Office Hours

 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4375
Fax: (940) 397-4909
 
 

Contact Information

mitzi.lewis@mwsu.edu

My Websites

Interests

The Internet and Society
Publication Design
Web Site Design
Multimedia Design
Computer-Assisted Reporting
Introduction to Mass Communication
Foundations of Public Speaking

Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Spring 2014 SPCH 1133    Fundamentals of Speech Communication    Fain Fine Arts Center Fain Fine Arts B105

MWF 9:00-9:50

Details Spring 2014 MCOM 4423  201  Multimedia Design    Fain Fine Arts Center 

T Th 9:30 - 10:50

Details Spring 2014 MCOM 4223  201  Computer-Assisted Reporting    Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 2:00-3:20

Details Spring 2014 1233  201  Introduction to Mass Communication    Fain Fine Arts Center 105

MWF 1:00-1:50

Details Fall 2013 SPCH 1133  104  Fundamentals of Speech Communication    Fain Fine Arts Center Fain Fine Arts B114

T/Th 11:00-12:20

Details Fall 2013 MCOM 4423  101  Publication Design    Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 12:30-1:50

Details Fall 2013 MCOM 4323  101  Web Site Design    Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 2:00-3:20

Details Fall 2013 1233  101  Introduction to Mass Communication    Fain Fine Arts Center 105

T/Th 9:30-10:50

Details Spring 2013 SPCH 1133  203  Fundamentals of Speech Communication    Fain Fine Arts Center Fain Fine Arts B114

T/Th 9:30-10:50

Details Spring 2013 SPCH 1133  204  Fundamentals of Speech Communication    Fain Fine Arts Center Fain Fine Arts B114

T/Th 11-12:20

Details Spring 2013 MCOM 4223  202  Computer-Assisted Reporting    Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 12:30-1:50

Details Spring 2013 MCOM 4223  201  Computer-Assisted Reporting    Fain Fine Arts Center B124

M W F 10:00-10:50

Details Fall 2012 MCOM 4423  101  Multimedia Design    Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T Th 11:00 - 12:20

Details Fall 2012 MCOM 4423  101  Publication Design    Fain Fine Arts Center B124

MWF 9:00 - 9:50

Details Fall 2012 MCOM 4323  101  Web Site Design    Fain Fine Arts Center B124

MWF 1:00 - 1:50

Details Fall 2012 MCOM 3523  XH1  The Internet and Society    Fain Fine Arts Center B124
Details Spring 2012 SPCH 1133  202  Fundamentals of Speech Communication    Fain Fine Arts Center Fain Fine Arts B120

M W F 11:00-11:50

Details Spring 2012 MCOM 4323  201  Web Site Design    Fain Fine Arts Center B124

MWF 1:00 - 1:50

Details Spring 2012 MCOM 4223  201  Computer-Assisted Reporting    Fain Fine Arts Center B124

M W F 10:00-10:50

Details Spring 2012 MCOM 2523  X10  The Internet and Society    Online Internet

Online course

Details Fall 2011 SPCH 1133  101  Fundamentals of Speech Communication    Fain Fine Arts Center Library 212

M W F 9:00 - 9:50

Details Fall 2011 SPCH 1133  108  Fundamentals of Speech Communication    Fain Fine Arts Center Library 212

M W F 10:00 - 10:50

Details Fall 2011 SPCH 1133  103  Fundamentals of Speech Communication    Fain Fine Arts Center Fain Fine Arts 114

M W F 1:00 - 1:50

Details Fall 2011 MCOM 4423  201  Publication Design    Fain Fine Arts Center B124

MWF 12:00 - 12:50

Details Spring 2011 SPCH 1133  205  Fundamentals of Speech Communication    Fain Fine Arts Center B120

T Th 9:30-10:50

Details Spring 2011 SPCH 1133  206  Fundamentals of Speech Communication    Fain Fine Arts Center B120

T Th 12:30-1:50

Details Spring 2011 MCOM 4423  201  Multimedia Design    Fain Fine Arts Center B124

MWF 12:00 - 12:50

Details Spring 2011 MCOM 4323  201  Web Site Design    Fain Fine Arts Center B124

MWF 12:00 - 12:50

Details Fall 2010 MCOM 4223  101  Computer-Assisted Reporting    Fain Fine Arts Center B124

M W F 12:00-12:50

Details Fall 2010 MCOM 2523  X10  The Internet and Society     Internet



Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
University of New Mexico M.A. - Communication  
University of New Mexico B.U.S.  
University of North Texas Ph.D.  



Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Midwestern State University  Director, Institutional Research, Planning, and Assessment    
 Midwestern State University  instructor, Mass Communication Department    
 Midwestern State University  Assistant Director of Institutional Research and Planning    
 Vernon College  Activity Director/Retention Specialist    
 Vernon College  Adjunct Instructor    
 Vernon College  Allied Health Services Coordinator    
 Vernon College  PASS (Proactive Assistance for Student Success) Center Coordinator    



Research and Publications

Refereed Articles

Sernoe, J., & Lewis, M. (in press). Would you say the process was contentious or smooth sailing? Administrators’ views on revising the mass communication curriculum. Southwestern Mass Communication Journal.

Lewis, M. & Farris, M. (2014). Internet and society: A hybrid honors course. Learning and Performance Quarterly, 2(2), 11-27.

Lewis, M., McDonald, D., Owen, J., Rincón-Zachary, M., & Smith, B. (2013). We grow UGROW: A model for undergraduate research at a public liberal arts university. Perspectives on Undergraduate Research and Mentoring, 2(2), 1-11.

Lewis, M., & Hanc, J. (2012). Encouraging students to be readers: Survey results of successful practices. Teaching Journalism and Mass Communication, 2(1), 12-20.

Lewis, M., & Donnellan, L. (2011). Using Web 2.0 technologies to facilitate student learning: A collaboration between universities. International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, 7(3), 17-30.

Lewis, M. (2011). An analysis of the relationship between political blog reading, online political activity, and voting during the 2008 presidential campaign. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 6(3), 11-28.

Nimon, K., Lewis, M., Kane, R., & Haynes, R. (2008). An R package to compute commonality coefficients in the multiple regression case: An introduction to the package and a practical example.  Behavior Research Methods, 40(2), 457 – 466.

Dodds, P., Allen, J., Philibert, N., Elleven, R., & Lewis, M. (2006). Efficacy of learning communities at four North Texas community colleges.   Workforce Education Forum, 33(1), 1 - 20.

Other Articles

Hanc, J. & Lewis. M. (2012). How to get your students to read: Ten suggestions culled from a survey of IALJS and AEJMC members. Literary Journalism, 6(2), 30, 26.

Refereed Abstract Publications

Wheeler, D., Lewis, M., Saltz, R., & Woodall, W. (2000).  Mandated server training:  Barriers to effectiveness as reported by servers.  T 2000 Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety ABSTRACTS.

Wheeler, D., Lewis, M., Woodall, W., Saltz, R. (1999). Mandated server training in New Mexico:  A qualitative evaluation. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 23 (5, Supplement), 88A. (Abstract).

Book Review

Lewis, M. (2013). Book review: Privacy. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 68(3), 288-289.

Lewis, M. (2012). Book review: Writing for others, writing for ourselves: Telling stories in an age of blogging. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 89(1), 171-173.

Report

Coultas, D., Finnegan, L., & Lewis, M.  Postmenopausal Years.  In U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health.  Agenda for Research on Women's Health for the 21st Century.  A Report of the Task Force on the NIH Women's Health Research Agenda for the 21st Century, Volume 6.  Differences Among Populations of Women.  Bethesda, MD.  NIH Publication No. 99-4390.  1999.

Refereed Paper Presentations

Lewis, M. (2013, November). Transformation from hobby to small business: A case study of Internet and social media utilization. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Social Media Conference, Fort Worth.

Sernoe, J., & Lewis, M. (2013, November). Would you say the process was contentious or smooth sailing? Administrators’ views on revising the mass communication curriculum. Paper presented at the 2013 Southwest Education Council for Journalism & Mass Communication Southwest Symposium, Tulsa.

Lewis, M. (2011, April).  Blogs consumption and political engagement – does age matter? Paper presented at the 2011 Joint Conference of the National Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, San Antonio.

Sernoe, J., & Lewis, M. (2011, March).  Trends in mass communication curriculum: A survey of current degree plans. Paper presented at the 2011 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Midwinter Conference, Norman, OK.

Lewis, M. (2010, April).  Blogs and the 2008 presidential campaign.  Paper presented at the 2010 Joint Conference of the National Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, St. Louis.

Lewis, M., & Donnellan, L. (2009, August). Using Web 2.0 technologies to facilitate learning: A student collaboration project between Florida A&M University and Midwestern State University. Paper presented at the 2009 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Boston.

Nimon, K., Lewis, M., Kane, R., & Haynes, R. (2008, March). An R package to compute commonality coefficients in the multiple regression case: An introduction to the package and a practical example.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York.

Lewis, M. (2007, February).  Stepwise versus hierarchical regression:  Pros and cons.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association, Austin. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED534385).

Wheeler, D., Saltz, R., Woodall, W., Stanghetta, P., & Lewis, M. (2003, June). Project S.I.R.V.E. An evaluation of the NM Alcohol Server Education Act: Some preliminary findings.  Paper presented at DWI Researcher Speaker Series, Albuquerque.

Wheeler, D., Lewis, M., Saltz, R., & Woodall, W. (2000, May). Mandated server training:  Barriers to effectiveness as reported by servers. Paper presented at the 15th International Conference on Alcohol, Drugs, and Traffic Safety. Stockholm.

Wheeler, D., Lewis, M., Woodall, W., & Saltz, R. (1999, June). Mandated server training in New Mexico:  A qualitative evaluation.  Presented at the 1999 Scientific Meeting of The Research Society on Alcoholism, Santa Barbara.

Refereed Panel Presentations

Sernoe, J., & Lewis, M. (2013, August). “Would you say the process was contentious or smooth sailing? Administrators’ views on revising the mass communication curriculum.” Invited panel member at the 2013 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

Lewis, M. (2013, August). “Enhancing portfolios through creative research projects: Scholarship of application roundtable.” Invited panel member at the 2013 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

Lewis, M. (2012, August). “DYI disruption: Reinventing journalism through experimentation: Some examples from NICAR 2012.” Invited panel member at the 2012 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Chicago.

Hanc, J., Lewis, M., & Hofmann, H. (2012, May). “Engaging Students with Literary Journalism Readings: Words that Work.” Panel member at the International Conference for Literary Journalism Studies, Toronto. Prezi presentation available at http://bit.ly/ialjs-pedagogy.

Lewis, M. (2011, August). “Geeks – The New Journalists.” Invited panel member at the 2011 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, St. Louis.

Lewis, M. (2011, August).“Blogs and Wikis and Blackboard, Oh My: A Look at the Options of On-Line Delivery.” Panel member at the 2011 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, St. Louis.

Hanc, J. & Lewis, M. (2011, May). “But Will They Read It? Students' Problematic Engagement with Literary Journalism.” Panel member at the International Conference for Literary Journalism Studies, Brussels, Belgium, May 12, 2011.

Lewis, M. “Using Technology Tools to Make Your Story Better.” Invited panel member at the 2010 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Denver, August 6, 2010.

Other Presentations

Lewis, M. (2012). Small Business and Social Media. Invited presentation at Refresh Wichita Falls (a community of web professionals interested in design, technology, and usability), Midwestern State University, June 17, 2012.

Lewis, M. (2009). Using a Wiki Needn’t Be Tricky: Some Suggestions and Lessons Learned. Round Table Discussion presented at Teaching and Learning Resource Center, Midwestern State University, April 16, 2009.

Grants

Lewis, M. & Hanc, J. Engaging with the New New Journalism: Survey Result of Educators and Best Practice. Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts D. Fain College of Fine Arts Research/ Creative Projects Grant. 2013-2014, $800.

Sernoe, J. & Lewis, M. Trends in Mass Communication Curriculum: A Survey of Current Degree Plans. Midwestern State University Faculty Research Grant. 2012-2013, $4,350.

Lewis, M., & Hanc, J. Encouraging our Students to be Readers: Survey Results of Engaging Reading Materials. Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts D. Fain College of Fine Arts Research/ Creative Projects Grant. 2011-2012, $500.

Lewis, M., & Donnellan, L. Political Beliefs and Attitudes of College Students: Using an Internet Survey Developed with Midwestern State University and Florida A&M University Student Collaboration. Midwestern State University Research Grant. 2008-2009, $2,494.

Lewis, M., & Donnellan, L. Political Beliefs and Attitudes of College Students: Using and Internet Survey Developed with Midwestern State University and Florida A&M University Student Collaboration. Midwestern State University. Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts D. Fain College of Fine Arts Research/Creative Projects Grant. 2008-2009, $270.

Bailey, B., & Lewis, M. Efficacy of Online Simulations: Enhancing Content Knowledge and Knowledge Seeking Behaviors. Midwestern State University. Faculty Award Grant. 2006-2007, $1,127. (Bailey, PI).

Fellowships and Related Work

Lewis, M. Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication Fellow. 2013-2014.

Lewis, M. Fellow for the 2008 National Summer Data Policy Institute on the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and National Science Foundation (NSF) Databases. June 8-15, 2008.

Lewis, M. AIR/IES-NCES Fellowship for Graduate Study. Fall 2007 – Summer 2010.
3-year fellowship; $9,000.