Academics

Abstract: YouTube in the Classroom: Late Night Comedians and English Composition

When current events intersect with curriculum, YouTube can help show students the relevance of their studies. View lesson plans that use clips from John Oliver, Samantha Bee, Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers and the Daily Show. [...]

Abstract: “K-Pop and Visual Literacy: Engaging Students by Interpreting Korean Music Videos”

[College freshmen] are surrounded by visual texts in their everyday lives, and while some students have learned to be critical of select types of visual texts, such as advertisements, other forms go unexamined.[...]

Abstract: “Female Representation and Sexualization in Tabletop Gaming”

While plenty of research has been done about the representation and sexualization of female characters in video games, very little has been done about tabletop gaming outside of tabletop RPGs. [...]

Abstract: “Mental Disorders in Video Games: Stereotypes and Savants”

Although [the] portrayal of mental illness as a disease that needs to be violently exterminated is common in horror video games, some progress has been made in other genres of video games, including role-playing games.[...]