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  • The 1st Annual NCEM-ECU Hurricane Workshop Presentations (Part 1 & 2) 

    Long, Patrick; Smith, Catherine; Montz, Burrell Elizabeth; Sprayberry, Mike; Wilson, Ken; Kruse, Jamie; Allen, Thomas Richard; Kain, Donna (2010-05-26)
    During the week that coastal communities turned their attention to hurricane preparedness, the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management in partnership with the East Carolina University's Center for Natural Hazards ...
  • The 1st Annual NCEM-ECU Hurricane Workshop Presentations (Part 3 & 4) 

    Long, Patrick; Smith, Catherine; Montz, Burrell Elizabeth; Sprayberry, Mike; Wilson, Ken; Kruse, Jamie; Allen, Thomas Richard; Kain, Donna (2010-05-26)
    During the week that coastal communities turned their attention to hurricane preparedness, the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management in partnership with the East Carolina University's Center for Natural Hazards ...
  • Altruism, Discourse, and Blood Donation : The rhetoric of "The Gift of Life" 

    Solomon, Guy Douglas (East Carolina University, 2013)
    The American healthcare system has since WWII regularly suffered seasonal shortages of blood donations. This dissertation examines, through the theories of activity systems, genres, frames and social groups, the discourses ...
  • Chronic Illness Narratives Through Facebook 

    Hinson, Katrina Layton (East Carolina University, 2014)
    The Internet has changed the process by which illness meanings are created and brought into the everyday lives of those who struggle with a chronic condition. More importantly the rapid rise and use of electronic groups ...
  • Comparison of Documentation Models Used by Emergency Physicians in a Community Hospital Setting 

    Evans, Guyla Corbett (East Carolina University, 2015)
    Physician notes are a unique genre within a larger genre ecology of a hospital's emergency care department. As such, they mediate activities of medical care and may also be appropriated for other uses such as billing and ...
  • First Annual Hurricane Workshop Summary 

    Long, Patrick; Smith, Catherine; Montz, Burrell Elizabeth; Sprayberry, Mike; Wilson, Ken; Kruse, Jamie; Allen, Thomas Richard; Kain, Donna (2010-05-26)
    During the week that coastal communities turned their attention to hurricane preparedness, the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management in partnership with the East Carolina University's Center for Natural Hazards ...
  • Reading the Writing of the Wall: The Israeli Security Fence/Palestinian Apartheid Wall as Semiotic Text 

    Holt, R. Chad (East Carolina University, 2017-05-04)
    Using theoretical perspectives drawn from critical discourse analysis (CDA) and visual rhetoric, this study examines how the symbolic meaning of two structures, Bethlehem Checkpoint 300 and the Israeli Anti-Terrorism ...
  • Severe Weather-Related Risk and Emergency Communication in Coastal Communities 

    Kain, Donna; Smith, Catherine (2009-09-18)
    The researchers want to learn how people in eastern North Carolina receive and use information regarding hurricanes. The researchers conducted face-to-face interviews with residents, businesses, and local government officials ...
  • Social Media and Emergency Communications Panel Discussion 

    Brabham, Daren; Kain, Donna; Thuman, Robeta; Lee, Warren (2012-05-23)
  • Social Media Management Systems 

    Kain, Donna (2013-05-22)
    Dr. Kain introduced the first panel theme of communication and introduced the speakers. Her presentation, Social Media Management Systems (not included in the video), overviews the tools that social media managers ...
  • "SURPRISE! YOU'RE DEAD!" : THE DEEPWATER HORIZON DISASTER AND OPENING STATEMENTS IN THE COURT OF PUBLIC OPINION 

    Welsh, Deborah M. (East Carolina University, 2014)
    This dissertation explores the ways in which various powerful groups used different genres of opening statements to create and control the version of the reality of a high stakes situation, namely, the April 20, 2010 ...
  • Tools for Risk and Emergency Communication (Panel) 

    Sprayberry, Mike; Mitchelson, Ron; Kruse, Jamie; Kain, Donna; Hawley, Steve; Putnam, Gloria; Allen, Thomas Richard (2013-05-22)
    After the welcoming remarks, Dr. Kain introduced the first panel theme of communication and introduced the speakers. Her presentation, Social Media Management Systems (not included in the video), overviews the tools ...