#ixlab Notes

#ixlab at the 108th Annual Eastern Communication Association Convention

WVU COMM Interaction Lab (#ixlab) researchers are excited to share our research at the 108th Annual Eastern Communication Association Convention in Boston, March 29th – April 2nd. If you are attending the conference, we hope to see you there! Below, you’ll find all of our presentations by day. Unless otherwise indicated, all presenters, authors, and co-authors below are currently affiliated with the #ixlab at West Virginia University.

#ixlab's ECA Instructional Communication Division Top Paper: "As Good as Your Word"

Next week, many of the #ixlab researchers will be heading to Boston, MA for the 2017 Eastern Communication Association convention.

#ixlab at the West Virginia University 1st Annual Undergraduate Spring Symposium

Every year, a number of Undergraduate Research Assistants collaborate on faculty and graduate student research projects in the WVU COMM Interaction Lab (#ixlab). Emily Blake Louk, Senior Communication Studies major and one of our Undergraduate Research Assistants, will be presenting her year-long work on Analyzing Written Descriptions to Measure Learning from Games at WVU’s 1st Annual Undergraduate Spring Symposium. Come visit poster 92 on Saturday, 4/8/2017, 1 – 3 pm in the Mountainlair Ballrooms to learn more!

Diversion Drives and Superlative Soldiers: Gaming as Coping Practice among Military Personnel and Veterans

In the newest issue of Game Studies, Banks and Cole (2017) looked at how US military and veteran gamers use digital games to cope with service-related challenges.