Selected Publications, Articles & Presentations

Articles

  • Paradise, A. (in press). The Decline of Mass Media. In C.H. Sterling and D.C. Whitney (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Journalism. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Paradise, A. (in press). Public Broadcasting Service. In C.H. Sterling and D.C. Whitney (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Journalism. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Paradise, A. (2007). Video game vigilance: Applying critical thinking to video games. In M.T. Christel and S. Sullivan (Eds.), Lesson Plans for Making Media-Rich Classrooms (pp. 156-163).
  • Paradise, A. (2007). Movies, violence. In J.J. Arnett (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Paradise, A. (2007). Television, violence, and susceptibility. In J.J. Arnett (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Paradise, A., & Bergstrom, A. (2006). Graduate teaching assistants’ use of, perceptions of, and attitudes toward instructional technology in higher education. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 17 (1&2), Special issue on “Preparing Future Faculty.”
  • Scharrer, E., Bergstrom, A., Paradise, A., & Ren, Q. (2006). Laughing to keep from crying: Humor and aggression in television commercial content. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 50(4), 615-634.
  • Bergstrom, A., Paradise, A., & Scharrer, E. (2004). Introducing second graders to media literacy. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 8(1), pp. 256-260.
  • Paradise, A. (2004). No longer “Just a Word” from your sponsor: The increasing presence (and power) of corporate sponsorship on PBK Kids television. Kaleidoscope: A Graduate Journal of Qualitative Communication Research, 3(Fall), pp. 22-42.

Presentations

  • Paradise, A. (2007, August). Teaching a video games centered course. Panel presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Washington, D.C.
  • Scharrer, E., Bergstrom, A., Paradise, A., & Ren, Q. (2005, May). Laughing to keep from crying: Humor and aggression in television commercial content. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, New York City.
  • Bergstrom, A., & Paradise, A. (2005, May). Graduate Teaching Assistants’ Use of Instructional Technology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, New York City.
  • Paradise, A. (2004, November). Parents’ perceptions of the commercialization of children’s public television: A focus group study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago.
  • Paradise, A, & Bergstrom, A. (2004, August). Reaching beyond the academy: Introducing elementary school students to media literacy and critical thinking. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Toronto.