Teresa Taylor Moore, Ph.D.
Instructor of Communication
Office Phone: (951) 343-2108 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Location: WebEx Office Hours: By Appointment
|Ph.D.||Mass Communication||The University of Southern Mississippi||2002|
|M.A.||Mass Communication||The University of New Orleans||1998|
|B.A.||Political Science/Speech Communication||The University of Southern Mississippi||1995|
COM 113 Oral Communication
COM 308 Interpersonal Communication
COM 403 Communication Theory
COM 425: Organizational Communication
COM 430 Principles of Communication Research Methods
COM 440 Digital Trends in Communication
COM 510 Communication Research and Evaluation
COM 555 Digital Trends in Strategic Communication
COM 560 Communication Ethics
JRN 150 Media and Society
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Media Literacy Education
Effective Teaching in Online Education
The Portrayal of African American Women in Media
Media Law and Ethics
Social Media and Interpersonal Relationships
Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU
The University of Alabama-Huntsville
Mississippi State University
Jackson State University
Research, Presentations, & Publications
▪ Reaching Beyond the Break: The Influence of Faculty of Practice. Research presented at the Ashford Teaching and Learning Conference. November 2017
▪ Impacting Student Retention and Academic Achievement Using Multimedia Interactive Tools. Research presented at the Ashford Teaching and Learning Conference. November 2016
▪ Impacting Student Retention and Academic Achievement Using Multimedia Interactive Tools. Research presented at the OLC Conference in Orlando, FL.November 2016
▪ Follow the Yellow Brick Road: Paving the Way for Success with Multimedia Interactive Tools. Research presented at the Ashford Teaching and Learning Conference. August 2015
▪ Lights, Camera, Action!: Integrating YouSeeU in Online Performance-Based Courses. Research presented at the Ashford Teaching and Learning Conference. August 2015
▪ For Better or Worse: Social Media Use and Texting Among Couples in Long Term Relationships. Research in conjunction with co-author Almesha L. Campbell presented at the International Organization of Social Science and Behavioral Research in Biloxi, MS. October 18, 2012
▪ Sexy Superbowl Sunday: An Analysis of Superbowl Advertisements from 2004-2012. Research in conjunction with co-author Almesha L. Campbell presented at the International Organization of Social Science and Behavioral Research in Biloxi, MS. October 18, 2012
▪ Déjà vu: The Re-emergence of the Mammy Image. Paper in preparation for submission to the Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences. Summer 2012
▪ A KAUSE for Puzzlement: Creating an effective online minority support organization. Presentation in conjunction with Tinitia Price, Assistant Chair of the Communication
Department, in regards to the creation of the Kaplan African-American Union for Student Support and Engagement. KU Village 2010 Online Education Conference. September 23, 2010.
▪ Hurricane Katrina: Media Coverage of an Unprecedented Natural Disaster. Served as chair for the panel and presented the paper “Perceptions of Hurricane Katrina: A
Survey of College Students Recording Their Thoughts on Television Coverage” (Coauthored with Justin R. Young) at the 2006 convention of the Southern States Communication Association, Dallas, TX.
▪ Ain’t I A Woman?: Mediated Images of Women and Audience Perceptions. Panel presented at the 2004 National Communication Association Conference to be held in
▪ Learning by Looking: Practical Media Literacy Instruction for Students Labeled “Underachievers”. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences in Waikiki, Hawaii in June 2004.
▪ The Image of Black Women on Television: Major Players, Minor Parts, But Does Visibility Lead to an Accurate Picture? Participant in a round table discussion about the images of black women on television at the 2004 convention of the Southern States Communication Association, Tampa, FL.
▪ Race and the Media: We’ve Come a Long Way Baby, Haven’t We? Participant in a round table discussion about the status of race in all forms of media presented at the
2003 convention of the Southern States Communication Association, Birmingham, AL.
▪ Soul Sisters: The Images of African-American Women in Television. Served as chair for the panel and presented the paper “From Mammies and Jezebels to Journalists
and Lawyers: An Exploration of the Images of African-American Women in PrimeTime Television from the 1950s to the 1990s”. Panel presented at the 2003 convention of the Southern States Communication Association, Birmingham, AL.
▪ The Beulah Show: The Construction, Presentation, and Reinforcement of the Black Woman as “Mammy”. Paper accepted for presentation 2002 National Communication Association Conference, New Orleans, LA.
▪ Teens and the World Wide Web: An Analysis of Selected Favorite Teen Websites. Panel presentation with Dr. Linda Dysart Goff at the 2001 convention of the Southern States Communication Association, Lexington, KY.
▪ Media Literacy: Teaching Students to Access, Analyze, Evaluate, and Produce Communication in a Variety of Forms. Paper presented at the 2001 convention of The Southern States Communication Association, Lexington, KY. The paper was also chosen as the top graduate student paper for the Mass Communication Division.
WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, AND TRAINING
▪ Fishing for Readers: Bait the Hook, Cast the Line, and Reel Them In. Forbes School of Business: Forbes Contributor Training. San Diego. March 2015
▪ Write Right: Teaching Students the Differences Between AP and APA Style. Faculty Webinar. CETL. July 2014
▪ This Just In: Using Current Events in the JMC Classroom. Faculty Webinar. CETL. October 2014
▪ Lights, Camera, Action: Using Camtasia Studio in the Classroom. Presentation for the College of Liberal Arts Webinar Series. Adobe-Connect. April 2014.
▪ Getting Reel in the Classroom. Presentation with Valencia Coty-Barker for the College of Liberal Arts Webinar Series. Adobe-Connect. November 12, 2013.
▪ Mass Media and Distribution of the News in the USA: Then and Now. Guest presenter for the 2010 Fullbright Summer Pre-academic Program at Jackson State University. August 3, 2010
▪ WebCT Tutorial Narration. Recorded voiceover tutorials for faculty, staff, and students for Jackson State University Department of Academic IT. Summer 2010
▪ WebCT Rubric Data Collection Tutorials. Series of narrated tutorials for faculty to add data collection rubrics to WebCT for assessment data collection at Jackson State University in the Department of Mass Communications. Summer 2010
▪ Journalism and Media Forum, The Piney Woods School. Panelist to discuss with students the necessary educational preparation for a career in the media. October 14, 2009
▪ Mass Media and Distribution of the News in the US: Innovation, Industry, and Implications. Guest presenter for the 2009 Fullbright Summer Pre-academic Program at Jackson State University. August 3, 2009
▪ Giving Life to Your Words: Creating Narrated PowerPoint Presentations. Narrated tutorial demonstrating to faculty in the Communication Department at Kaplan how to
utilize PowerPoint and narration to add to their classroom instruction. December 2008
▪ From Conception to Completion: Using Effective Communication Skills to Get The Job Done. Spring training workshop for USM Campus Link and Americorps/Vista, Hattiesburg, MS. July 27, 2007.
▪ Can You Hear Me Know: Understanding What Keeps People From Hearing What You Say. Spring training workshop for USM Campus Link and Americorps/Vista, Jackson, MS. May 22, 2005
▪ Communication 101: Crash Course in Communication. Spring training workshop for USM Campus Link and Americorps/Vista, Jackson, MS. May 21, 2004
▪ Beyond the Basics: The Integration of Media Literacy. A one-day media literacy workshop conducted through the University of Southern Mississippi for Lamar
County, Forrest County, and Petal School districts for Continuing Education Units. Summer 2002
▪ Double Take: A Media Literacy Workshop for Middle School Students. A seven-week media literacy workshop conducted with students from an inner city school in New Orleans, LA as part of thesis research. Spring 1998
▪ Bao, Mingzhen, L. Selhorst, Adam, Taylor Moore, Teresa & Dilworth, Andrea. (2019) Enhanced Teaching Requirements: A Case Study of Instructional Growth on
Student Academic Performance and Satisfaction in an Online Classroom. The Journal on Empowering Teaching Excellence. Vol. 3: Iss. 2, Article 3.
▪ Bao, Mingzhen, L. Selhorst, Adam, Taylor Moore, Teresa & Dilworth, Andrea. (2018). An Analysis of Enhanced Faculty Engagement on Student Success and
Satisfaction in an Online Classroom. International Journal of Contemporary Education. 1. 25. 10.11114/ijce.v1i2.3653.
▪ Bao, Mingzhen, Taylor Moore, Teresa, Tinianow, Dan & Nideffer, Julie. (2016). Enhancing Teaching and Learning through Technology: A Comparative Study of YouSeeU Integration. The International Journal of Technologies in Learning. 24. 15-23. 10.18848/2327-0144/CGP/v24i01/15-23.
▪ Taylor Moore, T. (2015). Why research and writing should be a journalism student’s favorite course. Ashford University Forward Thinking Blog. https://www.ashford.edu/blog/online-learning/why-research-and-writing-should-be-ajournalism-students-favorite.
▪ Taylor Moore, T. (2015) Why journalism still matters. Ashford University Forward Thinking Blog. https://www.ashford.edu/online-degrees/online-learning/why-journalism-still-matters
▪ Paraphrasing or Plagiarizing? 5 Ways to Avoid Plagiarizing. (2019) Contributor. Ashford University Forward Thinking Blog. https://www.ashford.edu/onlinedegrees/online-learning/paraphrasing-or-plagiarizing-how-to-know-the-difference
▪ Taking the “Cap” Off the Capstone: Catapulting Students into Potential Careers with Simulated Learning. Ashford University UFP Grant Recipient. Principal Investigator. 2016
▪ Impacting Student Retention and Academic Achievement in Online Education Using Multimedia Interactive Tools. Ashford University UFP Grant Recipient. CoInvestigator. 2015
▪ Enhancing Teaching and Learning through Technology: A Comparative Study of YouSeeU Integration in Oral Communication-Oriented Courses. Ashford University
UFP Grant Recipient. Co-Investigator. 2015
▪ Magee, R. (2014). Persuasion: A Social Science Approach. Bridgepoint Education.
▪ Stevenson, C. and Bauer, J. (2014). Building Online Communities in Higher Education Institutions: Creating Collaborative Experience. Idea Group, U.S.
Church Membership & Activities
"Many people have had great ideas that have changed the world. Many others have had great ideas that remain on that...ideas. It is only those ideas that are effectively communicated that become reality". -Teresa Taylor Moore, Ph.D
"The Lord God hath given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary: he wakeneth morning by morning, he wakeneth mine ear to hear as the learned." Isaiah 50:4