Dr. Sharon B. Stringer

Dr. Sharon B. Stringer

sstringe@lhup.edu | 603 Robinson Learning Center, Lock Haven, PA 17745 | (570) 484-2093

Education: 

Ph.D. in Extension Education, The Pennsylvania State University

Master’s of Science in Agriculture and Extension Education, The Pennsylvania State University

Bachelor’s of Arts in Journalism, The Pennsylvania State University

Courses Most Commonly Taught: Writing for the Mass Media, News Reporting, Radio Journalism, Radio Workshop, Opinion Writing, Propaganda and Public Opinion, and Advertising Campaign Development

Courses Developed: Environmental Journalism and Communication Capstone Seminar

Research Areas: Newspaper readership, Media portrayal of minorities, and issues for underrepresented populations in higher education

Book Chapters Published: 

Stringer, S.(2011). Teaching in Central Pennsylvania.  A chapter in Yenika-Agbaw, V., and Hidalgo-DeJesus, A. Race, Women of Color, and the State University System,Lanham, MD:  University Press of America.

Stringer, S. B.(2010).  “A Service Learning Opportunity in the Humanities and Social Sciences. “ A chapter in Quick Hits for Service-Learning:  Successful Strategies from Award Winning Educators.  IN:  Bloomington, Indiana University Press.

Thomson, J.S. & Stringer, S.B. (2003). Evaluating for Distance Learning:  Feedback from Students and faculty. In W.Y. Lee (2ned.), ASHE Reader Series:  Assessment and Program Evaluation. Pearson Learning Solutions.  ME:  Boston.

Articles Published: 

Stringer, S. B. (2009) “New Media Options for On-line Delivery:  Attracting the under-35 reader by examining preferences.” Published on Huck Boyd Center for Community Media at Kansas State University, http://huckboyd.jmc.ksu.edu/symposium/XV/StringerSymp2009.pdf

Stringer, S. B. (2005, Spring).. Perceptions of a Small Town Newspaper’s War Coverage. Grassroots Editor, a quarterly journal published by the International Society of Weekly Newspapers.

Thomson, J.S. & Stringer, S.B. (2000, Sept.). First-Year Seminar:  Using Technology to Explore Professional Issues and Opportunities Across Locations, Journal of General Education, 49 (1), 66-73.

Stringer, S.B., & Thomson, J.S. (1998, spring). Demographic Data and Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Purchasing Preferences of Minority Consumers in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences . 90(1)18-22.

Areas of Expertise: News writing, news reporting, editorial writing, radio journalism, and public relations strategies for non-profits

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