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Dr. Mitzi Lewis

Email Addresses
mitzi.lewis@mwsu.edu
My Websites

Mass Communication
Associate Professor

Office Location
Fain Fine Arts Center D203
Office Hours

Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4375
Fax: (940) 397-4909
  Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Fall 2017 MCOM 4423 101 Publication Design Fain Fine Arts Center D202

T/Th 9:30 - 10:50

Details Fall 2017 MCOM 2833 101 Strategic Communication: Web Sites Fain Fine Arts Center D202

T/Th 11:00-12:20

Details Fall 2017 MCOM 2833 102 Strategic Communication: Web Sites Fain Fine Arts Center D202

T/Th 2:00-3:20

Details Fall 2017 1233 L11 Introduction to Mass Communication Fain Fine Arts Center D202

MWF 12:00-12:50

Details Spring 2017 MCOM 4423 201 Publication Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 2:00 - 3:20

Details Spring 2017 MCOM 2833 201 Web Site Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 9:30-10:50

Details Spring 2017 MCOM 2833 202 Web Site Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 11:00-12:20

Details Spring 2017 MCOM 2523 201 The Internet and Society Fain Fine Arts Center C117A

MWF 12:00-12:50

Details Fall 2016 MCOM 4223 101 Computer-Assisted Reporting Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 9:30-10:50

Details Fall 2016 MCOM 2833 101 Web Site Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 11:00-12:20

Details Fall 2016 MCOM 2833 102 Web Site Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 2:00-3:20

Details Fall 2016 1233 Introduction to Mass Communication Fain Fine Arts Center 105

MWF 12:00-12;50

Details Spring 2016 MCOM 4423 201 Multimedia Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T 2:00 - 4:50

Details Spring 2016 MCOM 2833 201 Web Site Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 9:30-10:50

Details Spring 2016 MCOM 2833 202 Web Site Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 11:00-12:20

Details Spring 2016 1233 202 Introduction to Mass Communication Fain Fine Arts Center 105

MWF 11:00-11:50

Details Fall 2015 MCOM 4423 101 Publication Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 11:00 - 12:20

Details Fall 2015 MCOM 2833 101 Web Site Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 9:30-10:50

Details Fall 2015 MCOM 2833 102 Web Site Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 2:00-3:20

Details Fall 2015 MCOM 2523 101 The Internet and Society Fain Fine Arts Center B105

MWF 3-3:50

Details Spring 2015 MCOM 4223 201 Computer-Assisted Reporting Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 2:00-3:20

Details Spring 2015 MCOM 2833 201 Web Site Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 9-10:50

Details Spring 2015 MCOM 2833 201 Web Site Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 11-12:20

Details Spring 2015 MCOM 2833 202 Web Site Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 9:30-10:50

Details Spring 2015 1233 201 Introduction to Mass Communication Fain Fine Arts Center 114

MWF 1:00-1:50

Details Fall 2014 MCOM 4423 101 Publication Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 9:30-10:50

Details Fall 2014 MCOM 2833 101 Web Site Design Fain Fine Arts Center B124

T/Th 2:00-3:20

Details Fall 2014 MCOM 2523 101 The Internet and Society Fain Fine Arts Center C114

MWF 3-3:50

Details Fall 2014 1233 102 Introduction to Mass Communication Fain Fine Arts Center C111

TH 11-12:20

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 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 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
Institution Degree Graduation Date
University of New Mexico M.A. - Communication
University of New Mexico B.U.S.
University of North Texas Ph.D.
Institution Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Director, Institutional Research, Planning, and Assessment
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
Midwestern State University Instructor, Mass Communication Department 2008 August 2010 August
Midwestern State University Assistant Professor, Mass Communication Department 2010 August 2015 May
Midwestern State University Associate Professor, Mass Communication Department 2015 May Present

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.