Selected abstracts

This diversification of the use of media is the foundation

As internet penetration keeps widening and social media platforms continue proliferating, Whiting & Williams (2013) argue that there is little knowledge on why and how people use social media.  Scholars predicted that the emergence and widespread usage of the internet would come with new changes in roles, personal, and social habits of media users. This diversification of the use of media is the foundation of the Uses & Gratification (U&G) Theory.

P.01.1: Science based gender specific sport skills development, fitness, and mentor driven activity programs for at-risk elementary and middle school students

By Dennis Jones, PhD, West Virginia University, Denise Jones, Columbia University, & Lori McLaughlin, American University Denise L. Jones, MS Columbia University, Program Director, Youth Enrichment Services, Inc. 6031 Broad Street, Suite 202, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15206