APPENDIX Workshop Agenda and Participants

AGENDA

Workshop on Media Research Methods and Measures

March 2–3, 2006

National Academy of Sciences Building

Washington, DC

Thursday, March 2

Welcoming remarks and introductions

Aletha Huston, University of Texas

Vicky Rideout, Henry J.Kaiser Family Foundation

Rosemary Chalk, Board on Children, Youth, and Families

Participant Introductions

Session 1: Why Should We Care About Media Research Measures?

Moderator

Aletha Huston

Presenters

Ellen Wartella, University of California at Riverside

Dan Anderson, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

General Discussion

Friday, March 3

Session 2: Assessing the Current Landscape of Media Research Measures

Moderator

Aletha Huston

Presenter

Elizabeth Vanderwater, University of Texas



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Studying Media Effects on Children and Youth: Improving Methods and Measures - Workshop Summary APPENDIX Workshop Agenda and Participants AGENDA Workshop on Media Research Methods and Measures March 2–3, 2006 National Academy of Sciences Building Washington, DC Thursday, March 2 Welcoming remarks and introductions Aletha Huston, University of Texas Vicky Rideout, Henry J.Kaiser Family Foundation Rosemary Chalk, Board on Children, Youth, and Families Participant Introductions Session 1: Why Should We Care About Media Research Measures? Moderator Aletha Huston Presenters Ellen Wartella, University of California at Riverside Dan Anderson, University of Massachusetts, Amherst General Discussion Friday, March 3 Session 2: Assessing the Current Landscape of Media Research Measures Moderator Aletha Huston Presenter Elizabeth Vanderwater, University of Texas

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Studying Media Effects on Children and Youth: Improving Methods and Measures - Workshop Summary General discussion Session 3: Research Design and Measurement Issues: Lessons Learned in Other Fields Moderator Mark Becker, University of South Carolina Presenter Michael Oakes, University of Minnesota General discussion Session 4: The Role of Theory in Explaining Relationships Among Media Exposure and Selected Outcomes Moderator Victor Strasburger, University of New Mexico Presenters Dimitri Christakis, University of Washington Judy DeLoache, University of Virginia Susan McHale, Pennsylvania State University General Discussion Session 5: Next Steps and Future Directions Moderator Aletha Huston General Discussion

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Studying Media Effects on Children and Youth: Improving Methods and Measures - Workshop Summary PARTICIPANTS Daniel R.Anderson,* Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Mark P.Becker,* Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, University of South Carolina, Columbia Martina Bebin, Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow, Senate HELP Committee Jane D.Brown, James L Knight Professor, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Natasha J.Cabrera,* Professor, Department of Human Development, University of Maryland, College Park Sandra L.Calvert, Professor, Department of Psychology, Georgetown University Rosemary Chalk, Director, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, The National Academies Dimitri Christakis, Director, Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle Judy S.DeLoache,* Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Virginia Niki Denmark, Department of Human Development, University of Maryland, College Park Rachel Fisher, Program Analyst, Division of Nutrition Research Coordination, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD Lauren Lynch Flick, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Washington, DC Melissa Ghera, Department of Human Development, University of Maryland, College Park Lisa Guernsey, Independent Journalist, Alexandria, VA Christine Hartel, Director, Center for Studies of Behavior and Development, The National Academies, Washington, DC Lynne Haverkos, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD James C Hersey, Senior Research Psychologist, Research Triangle Institute, Washington, DC Sandra L.Hofferth,* Professor, Department of Family Studies, University of Maryland, College Park Aletha C.Huston,* Associate Director, Center for Population Research, University of Texas, Austin Sheppard G.Kellam, Senior Research Fellow and Director, Center for Integrating Education and Prevention Research in Schools, American Institutes for Research, Baltimore, MD Woodie Kessel, Senior Child Health Science Advisor, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Washington, DC Jennifer Kotler, Director, Education & Research, Sesame Workshop, New York Deborah Linebarger, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania Valeria O.Lovelace, Media Transformations, Teaneck, NJ

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Studying Media Effects on Children and Youth: Improving Methods and Measures - Workshop Summary Susan M.McHale,* Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University Jeff J.McIntyre, Senior Legislative and Federal Affairs Officer, Public Policy Office, American Psychological Association, Washington, DC Patricia L.Morison, Associate Executive Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, The National Academies, Washington, DC Gail M.Mulligan, National Center for Education Statistics, Washington, DC Michael Oakes, Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Deborah A.Phillips, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology, Georgetown University Vicky Rideout, Vice President, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Menlo Park, CA Michael Robb, Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside Donald F.Roberts,* Professor, Department of Communication, Stanford University Victor C.Strasburger,* Professor, Pediatrics Adolescent Medicine, Deptartment of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque Georgene L.Troseth, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University Elizabeth Vandewater, Director, Center for Research on Interactive Technology, Television & Children, University of Texas, Austin Rong Wang, Department of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park Ellen Wartella,* Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, University of California, Riverside Robert C.Whitaker, Senior Fellow, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Princeton, NJ Amy Yaroch, Program Director, Health Promotion Research Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD * Members of the program committee