Jamie Switzer

Contact Information

Phone: (970) 491-2239

Email: jamie.switzer@colostate.edu

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jamie-switzer/1/6a0/a0

Office: C-239 Clark Bldg.

Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursdays 9:30-10:30am, f2f or via RamCT, or by appointment

Role: Faculty

Position: Associate Professor

Concentration:
  • New Communication Technologies
  • Computer-Mediated Communication
  • Television Production
  • Digital Video Editing
  • Virtual Worlds
  • Educational Technologies

Department: Journalism & Media Communication

Biography

Dr. Jamie S. Switzer is an associate professor in the Department of Journalism and Technical Communication at Colorado State University (CSU). She received her doctorate in Educational Technology from Pepperdine University, and also holds degrees in Technical Communication from Colorado State University and Radio/TV/Film from Texas Christian University. She has over 23 years of experience in new media technologies and mediated communication. Other professional experiences include: Director of Technology; television producer/writer/talent; radio producer/writer/talent; distance learning specialist; and instructional designer. Currently, Dr. Switzer is conducting research on taxation of virtual worlds.

Select Publications:

Switzer, J. & Switzer, R. (2011). Taxation of virtual world economies: An empirical review. Proceedings, Association of Internet Researchers IR 12.0, Selected Papers of Internet Research. Available at http://spir.aoir.org/ir12.html.

Switzer, J. (2010). The academic vs. vocational debate in schools of journalism: Utilization of alumni in experiential learning theory. Journal of Media Education, 1(3), 35-41.

Switzer, J. (2010). From Homer to high tech: The impact of social presence and media richness on online mentoring in higher education. In Concetta Stewart, Catherine Schifter, & Melissa Selverian (Eds.), Teaching and Learning with Technology: Beyond Constructivism (pp. 49-69). NY, NY: Routledge.

Switzer, J. (2009). Impression formation in computer-mediated communication and making a good (virtual) impression. In Ned Kock (Ed.), E-Collaboration: Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications (pp.1837-1847). Information Science Reference.

Kaminski, K., Switzer, J., & Gloeckner, G. (2009). Workforce readiness: A study of university students fluency with information technology. Computers &Education, 53, 228-233.

Switzer, J. (2008). An analysis of a decade of research published in the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. In Sigrid Kelsey (Ed.), The handbook of research on computer-mediated communication (pp. 5541-550). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.

Switzer, J. (2008). Impression formation in computer-mediated communication and making a good (virtual) impression. In Kirk St-Amant (Ed.), Handbook of research on virtual workplaces and the new nature of business practices (pp. 98-109). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing.

Switzer, J. (2008). Successful communication in virtual teams and the role of the virtual team leader. In Kirk St-Amant (Ed.), Handbook of research on virtual workplaces and the new nature of business practices (pp. 39-52). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing.

Switzer, J. (2008). Virtual community mentoring in higher education. In Margherita Pagani (Ed.), Encyclopedia of multimedia technology and networking (pp. 1520-1524). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing.

Switzer, J. (2008) E-mentoring: Mentoring at a distance. In Patricia Rogers (Ed.), Encyclopedia of distance and online learning, 2nd edition. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing.

Education

Ed.D., Educational Technology, Pepperdine University

Curriculum Vitae

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